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

14 strokes (also 13)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
suitable, occasional, rare, qualified, capable
Kun:
かな.う
On:
テキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
670 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 的確 【テキカク】 precise, accurate, appropriate, exactly the right
  • 適応 【テキオウ】 adaptation, accommodation, conformity
  • 不適 【フテキ】 inadequacy, inappropriateness, unfitness, impropriety
  • 悠々自適 【ユウユウジテキ】 living a life of leisure with dignity, living quietly and comfortably free from worldly cares, otium cum dignitate

Kun reading compounds

  • 叶う 【かなう】 to come true (of a wish, prayer, etc.), to be realized, to be fulfilled, to suit (e.g. a purpose), to meet (wishes, ideals, etc.), to conform to (standards, rules, etc.), to be consistent with, to match (implies competition), to rival, to bear (e.g. the heat)

Readings

Chinese:
shi4, kuo4
Korean:
jeog, cheog

Spanish

  • adecuado
  • apropiado
  • adaptarse

Portuguese

  • raro
  • ocasional
  • conveniente
  • qualificado
  • capaz

French

  • approprié
  • occasionnel
  • rare
  • qualifié
  • capable
679 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
778 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
755 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
663 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4738 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
453 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
966 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2240 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
415 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
421 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
657 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
718 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3918 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2020 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2726 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
448 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39076P Morohashi
3160 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6107 New Nelson (John Haig)
441 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
473 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
799 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
449 2001 Kanji
2q11.3 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-11 SKIP code
3-2-11 SKIP code
3030.2 Four corner code
37-12 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9069 Unicode hex code