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采 means 'die, dice'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 2504   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 21    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 20 words   Used in 208 names   Component in 3 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
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   サイ
Find out about a kanji that carries meanings as disparate as “dice” and “appearance” while popping up in terms for “baton” and “cheering.” Learn to discuss leadership roles and discover a link between dice and food. See ways of saying, “We rolled dice to decide whose turn it was,” “She bowed to acknowledge their cheering,” and “He has a slightly foreign appearance.”
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⿱   () claw   tree  
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采 is not used in the most common form of any of the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese.
Across all words in Japanese, 采 is used 16 times, read 1 way (with 1 variation).
サイ : 15 words FIND ALL
acclamation; applause; ovation; cheers
6
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サイ (read as ざい) : 1 word FIND ALL
noun
Asian serviceberry (Amelanchier asiatica); shadberry; juneberry; shadbush; shadblow  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: Joy o' Kanji : 2015  Key to Kanji:

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サイ    die, dice   
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5
つめ claw; fingernail   
モク   ボク   き    こ- tree   
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1
ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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1
イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
1
ジン   ニン   ひと man   
1
stick   
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