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宰 means 'superintend'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1791   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 14    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 86 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ
Name    ただ
From the head of the haiku society to Prime Minister Abe, 宰 enables you to talk about the person in charge. By reading about 宰 in this essay, you'll also learn about an ancient, powerful organization that shaped Japanese culture, a great man who ran Japan after the war, and a fascinating writer whose personal life was such a mess that it'll make you feel good about yours!
This is a synopsis of Joy o' Kanji's in-depth essay on 宰
⿱   roof   spicy  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 宰 is used 3 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 宰 is used 11 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
サイ : 10 words FIND ALL
noun
prime minister
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サイ (read as ざい) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
dazaifu (under the ritsuryo system, governmental office with jurisdiction over Kyushu, Iki and Tsushima)  (see also: 律令制)
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Henshall: 1288  Joy o' Kanji : 1288  Key to Kanji:

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サイ    superintend   
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シン   から spicy   
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4
リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
2
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
stick   
roof   
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