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催 means 'hold a meeting'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 1098   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-12    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 30 words   Used in 50 words   Used in 8 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ
Kun
   もよう to hold (a meeting), to sponsor
Kun    もよお
⿰   () man   the mountain with the little bird  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 催 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 催 is used 47 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
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サイ : 39 words FIND ALL
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holding a meeting; open an exhibition
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サイ (read as ざい) : 1 word FIND ALL
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refusal to leave
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もよお : 6 words FIND ALL
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'su' godan verb, transitive verb
1. to hold (a meeting); to give (a dinner); to show signs of
2. to feel (sensation, emotion, call of nature, etc.)
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noun
points of interest; tourist attraction; exhibit; events; amusements; (program of) entertainments (programme)
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Henshall: 1293  Joy o' Kanji : 1293  Key to Kanji: 364 

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サイ   hold a meeting   もよう to hold (a meeting), to sponsor   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
the mountain with the little bird
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サン   やま mountain   
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little bird
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