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済 means 'finish'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 337   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-8    Grade: 6   Intermediate lesson: 22    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 278 words   Used in 255 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ
Kun
   to be finished   ます to be through with
On    セイ
Kun    -ず   -ずみ   すまない   すく   な   わたし   わた
Name    すむ   なり   わたる
⿰   () water   equal  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 済 is used 7 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 済 is used 271 times, read 4 ways (with 2 variations).
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サイ (read as ざい) : 166 words FIND ALL
1
economics; business; finance; economy
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サイ : 43 words FIND ALL
0
repayment; reimbursement; refund; redemption
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(read as ず) : 28 words FIND ALL
noun
settled; paid
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1
'mu' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to finish; to end; to be completed
2. to merely result in something less severe than expected
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-ずみ (read as ずみ) : 6 words FIND ALL
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authorized; approved
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noun
1. paying back in installments (instalments); amortization plan (amortisation)
2. gradual reduction; little by little
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Henshall: 881 (originally: 871)  Joy o' Kanji : 871  Key to Kanji: 371 

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サイ   finish   す to be finished   すます to be through with   
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セイ    equal   
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katakana 'no'; whereupon; splitting away from
ニ   ふた    ふた two   
stick   
ブン   モン    literature   ふみ a letter   
スイ   みず water   
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