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際 means 'occasion'

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Strokes : 14    Frequency: 267   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Challenge set: 3    Grade: 5   Intermediate lesson: 20    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 11 words   Used in 252 words   Used in 514 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
On
   サイ
Kun
   きわ   -ぎわ edge
Name   
⿰   () hill   festival  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 際 is used 8 times, read 3 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 際 is used 247 times, read 3 ways (with 2 variations).
サイ : 206 words FIND ALL
1. practicality; practical
2. reality; actuality; actual conditions
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サイ (read as ざい) : 3 words FIND ALL
noun
social standing  (often used scornfully)
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きわ : 5 words FIND ALL
to be prominent; to be conspicuous
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-ぎわ (read as ぎわ) : 31 words FIND ALL
noun
(at the) window
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わ: 2 words. FIND ALL
noun
verge of death; dying moments
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Henshall: 710 (originally: 683)  Joy o' Kanji : 683  Key to Kanji: 377 

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サイ    occasion   きわ    -ぎわ edge   
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hill   
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サイ   まつ festival   まつ to deify, enshrine   
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ジ   シ   しめ to show   
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ニ   ふた    ふた two   
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ショウ   こ-    お-    ちいさい small   
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ニク body part   
また again   
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