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斎 means 'purification'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1093   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 5    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 19 words   Used in 30 words   Used in 639 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
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   サイ
Kun    とき   つつし   ものいみ   い   いわ   いつ
Name    いつき   さえ   ひとし   いつ   きよ   ただ   とき   よし
  
⿵   equal   small  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 斎 is used 2 times, read 1 way.
Across all words in Japanese, 斎 is used 24 times, read 5 ways (with 1 variation).
サイ : 17 words FIND ALL
noun
1. funeral hall
2. ceremony site  (see also: 祭場)
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とき : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
meals exchanged by parishioners and priests
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'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to avoid; to refrain from; to shun
2. to detest
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いわ : 1 word FIND ALL
'u' godan verb, transitive verb
to congratulate; to celebrate; to observe (a festival)
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とき (read as どき) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
last death anniversary for which there is a memorial service held (usu. the 32nd or 49th)  (see also: 弔い上げ; Buddhist term)
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いつ : 1 word FIND ALL
'ku' godan verb, intransitive verb
to worship; enshrine
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Henshall: 1291  Joy o' Kanji : 1291  Key to Kanji:

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サイ    purification   
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セイ    equal   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
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stick   
ブン   モン    literature   ふみ a letter   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
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