才 means 'genius'

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Strokes : 3    Frequency: 1038   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-20    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 33    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 47 words   Used in 135 words   Used in 438 names   Component in 7 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
 katakana 'o'   stature  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 才 is used 3 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 才 is used 133 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
サイ : 111 words FIND ALL
talent; ability
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サイ (read as ざい) : 22 words FIND ALL
two-person comedy act (usu. presented as a fast-paced dialogue, occ. presented as a skit); comic dialogue  (see also: 万歳)
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An additional オ less common words include 才 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 139 (originally: 126)  Joy o' Kanji : 126  Key to Kanji: 368 

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サイ    genius   
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