Components

歳 means 'years old'

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Strokes : 13    Frequency: 268   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-6    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: 20    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 38 words   Used in 83 words   Used in 222 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ   セイ
Kun    とし   とせ   よわい
岁 (Chinese)     
⿱   stop  ⿵   dog   small  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 歳 is used 4 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 歳 is used 77 times, read 4 ways (with 1 variation).
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サイ : 50 words FIND ALL
1
suffix
1. -years-old
2. ability; gift; talent; aptitude; genius
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サイ (read as ざい) : 5 words FIND ALL
3 0
interjection (kandoushi), noun
1. crying "banzai" (or raising one's hands in the banzai gesture)
2. something worthy of celebration
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セイ : 2 words FIND ALL
0
noun
1. year-end gift  (see also: お歳暮)
2. end of the year; year end
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とし : 13 words FIND ALL
4
noun
goddess of (lucky) directions  (see also: 金神)
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とせ : 7 words FIND ALL
1
noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
number of years
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An additional 7 less common words include 歳 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 1294  Joy o' Kanji : 1294  Key to Kanji: 370 

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サイ   セイ    X years old, year-end   
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シ   とめる to stop   とまる to stop   
ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
いぬ dog; sign of the dog   
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number 5, 5th   
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tasseled spear
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
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