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  1. -years-old

Definition and Synonyms for 才

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, 器量, 堪能, 堪能, 実力, , 才能, 才腕, 技術, 技量, , 甲斐性, , 能力, 能力, , , 英気, 適格性
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, 能力, 能才, 腕前
Brain mental ability
Synonyms: とんち, ウイット, エスプリ, 学習能力, 巧知, , 才力, 才気, 才知, 機知, , 知力, 知性, 知恵, 知的能力, 知能, 頓才, 頭脳
Brilliance unusual mental ability
Synonyms: 俊才, 俊秀, 冴え, 冴える, 大才, 天才, 奇才, , 才気, 才知, , 異才, 秀才, 英才, 英気, 英知, 賢才, 鋭い, 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, 能才, 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, 年半, 年度, 年次, 年間, , 歳次

Meanings for each kanji in 才

» genius; years old; cubic shaku

Categories 才 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 才

Sample Sentences for 才

He retired on a pension at the age of sixty.
He must be about forty.
He is older than I by two years, but less tall than I.
Sam joined the army when he was eighteen.
I learned to play guitar when I was ten years old.

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

#3 Posted by mayakrunal over 7 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).



#2 Posted by over 8 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 8 years ago

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