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宰 means 'superintend'

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Strokes : 10    Frequency: 1791   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-32    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 3 words   Used in 13 words   Used in 86 names   Component in 2 kanji (0 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   サイ
Name    ただ
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⿱   roof   spicy  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 宰 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 宰 is used 11 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
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noun
prime minister
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サイ (read as ざい) : 1 word FIND ALL
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noun
dazaifu (under the ritsuryo system, governmental office with jurisdiction over Kyushu, Iki and Tsushima)  (see also: 律令制)
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サイ    superintend   
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シン   から spicy   
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リツ   リュウ   た to stand   たてる to build   
ジュウ   ジッ   と    とお ten   
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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roof   
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