Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
utmost, most, extreme
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
82 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 最 【サイ】 the most, the extreme, prime, conspicuous
  • 最悪 【サイアク】 worst, horrible, horrid, awful, terrible, in the worst case, if worst comes to worst

Kun reading compounds

  • 最も 【もっとも】 most, extremely
  • 最も重要 【もっともじゅうよう】 most important, central, matters most, overriding, top

Readings

Japanese names:
Chinese:
zui4
Korean:
choe

Spanish

  • prefijo para superlativo
  • más
  • sumamente
  • extremadamente

Portuguese

  • Capacidade máxima
  • maior
  • extremo

French

  • le plus
  • ultra-
  • extrême
402 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
510 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
484 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
121 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2146 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
291 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
612 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1742 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.11 Japanese for Busy People
263 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
263 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
439 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1000 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1599 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2181 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
829 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14301 Morohashi
2472 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2492 New Nelson (John Haig)
821 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
884 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
99 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
587 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3867 2001 Kanji
4c8.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-4-8 SKIP code
6014.7 Four corner code
26-39 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6700 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
end, finish
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
256 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 終局 【シュウキョク】 end, close, conclusion, end of a game of go, shogi, etc.
  • 終焉 【シュウエン】 demise
  • 有終 【ユウシュウ】 perfection
  • 無終 【ムシュウ】 endlessness

Kun reading compounds

  • 終わる 【おわる】 to finish, to end, to close
  • 終わる 【おわる】 to finish, to end, to close
  • 終える 【おえる】 to finish, to graduate
  • 終 【つい】 end, final, end of life, death, never, not at all
  • 遂に 【ついに】 finally, at last, in the end
  • 遂に 【ついに】 finally, at last, in the end

Readings

Japanese names:
ばて
Chinese:
zhong1
Korean:
jong

Spanish

  • fin
  • final
  • terminar
  • acabar
  • finalizar

Portuguese

  • fim
  • terminar

French

  • finir
  • fin
241 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
322 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
306 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
344 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3521 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
302 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
237 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1950 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.14 Japanese for Busy People
458 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
466 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
130 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1526 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1692 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
903 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1223 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1364 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
27372X Morohashi
1336 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4471 New Nelson (John Haig)
1352 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1452 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
392 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
372 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2740 2001 Kanji
6a5.9 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-5 SKIP code
2793.3 Four corner code
29-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d42 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
white
Parts:
bull's eye, mark, target, object, adjective ending
Kun:
まと
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
105 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 的 【テキ】 -like, typical
  • 的確 【テキカク】 precise, accurate, appropriate, exactly the right
  • 公的 【コウテキ】 public, official
  • 人為的 【ジンイテキ】 artificial, unnatural, human-caused (e.g. mistake, error, disaster), man-made

Kun reading compounds

  • 的 【まと】 mark, target
  • 的外れ 【まとはずれ】 off the mark, off base, misdirected, irrelevant
  • 憧れの的 【あこがれのまと】 object of adoration, longing
  • 小的 【こまと】 small mark, small target

Readings

Japanese names:
いくは、 ゆくは
Chinese:
de5, di2, di4
Korean:
jeog

Spanish

  • objetivo
  • propósito
  • sufijo para formar adjetivos

Portuguese

  • Centro do alvo
  • marca
  • alvo
  • objeto

French

  • cible
  • but
  • objectif
  • terminaison d'adjectif
478 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
578 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
551 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
39 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3097 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
372 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
635 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
210 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
210 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
380 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1364 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1444 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
767 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1040 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
69 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
22692 Morohashi
1125 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3867 New Nelson (John Haig)
69 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
73 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
7 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
511 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
4c4.12 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2762.0 Four corner code
37-10 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7684 Unicode hex code