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[さい()]
sai
suffix

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[さい()]
sai

English Meaning(s) for 歳

suffix
  1. -years-old
  2. ability; gift; talent; aptitude; genius

Definition and Synonyms for 歳

Age how long something has existed
Synonyms: , , , 年代, 年端, 年齢, , 馬齢, ,
Competence the quality of being adequately or well qualified physically and intellectually
Synonyms: スキル, 伎倆, 器量, 堪能, 実力, 才能, 才腕, 技術, 技量, , 甲斐性, , 能力, , , 英気
Capability the quality of being capable -- physically or intellectually or legally
Synonyms: アビリティー, キャパシティ, ケーパビリティ, 力量, 手腕, 才力, 才幹, 才能, 才腕, , 素質, , 能力, 腕前
Brain mental ability
Synonyms: ウイット, エスプリ, 学習能力, 巧知, 才力, 才気, 才知, 智力, 智能, 機知, , 知力, 知性, 知恵, 知的能力, 知能, 頓知, 頭脳
Brilliance unusual mental ability
Synonyms: 俊才, 偉才, 儁秀, 冴え, 冴える, 天才, 奇才, 才気, 才知, , 異才, 秀才, 英才, 英気, 英知, 賢才, 鬼才
Aptitude inherent ability
Synonyms: タレント, 手筋, 才能, ,
Endowment natural abilities or qualities
Synonyms: ジーニアス, 天与の資, 天才, 天資, 天賦, 天賦の才, 天質, 才分, 才能, , 素質, 良能, 資質
Eld a time of life (usually defined in years) at which some particular qualification or power arises
Synonyms: , , , 年頃, 年齢, , ,
Yr a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
Synonyms: 一年, , , , 年中, 年度, 年次, 年間, , 歳次

Meanings for each kanji in 歳

year-end; age; occasion; opportunity Kanji Details »

Categories 歳 is a member of

Property a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
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Ability the quality of being able to perform
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Ability possession of the qualities (especially mental qualities) required to do something or get something done
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Intelligence the ability to comprehend
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Natural Ability ability that is inherited
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Period an amount of time
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Time Of Life a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 歳

Sample Sentences for 歳

It was not until he was forty that he began to study German.
That 'Ayumi' kid, only 13 but has performed in movies and theatres as a child actor since she was five.
Remember your station in life.
My brother left his school when he was fourteen years old.
Her father died when she was three.

Comments for 歳

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it seems to me that the audio pronouciation is saying "toshi" while it written sai? 

#3 Posted by mayakrunal over 2 years ago

Hey IronMike nice to meet you. Not to be picky but since you seem to really work hard on your kanji so the alternate kanji for "sai"  is written like this 才.

It seems your computer printed it as 才. Katakana (o).

 

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#2 Posted by over 4 years ago

what's an example of using this 'sai' character for gift, ability and talent? I thought tensai was one but that uses a diffferent character.

#1 Posted by IronMike over 4 years ago


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