Definition of 災

  • disaster
  • calamity
  • woe
  • curse
  • evil

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • サイ
  • わざわ

Popular Words With This Kanji

災害, さいがい

calamity, disaster, misfortune

火災, かさい

conflagration, fire

被災, ひさい

being a victim of (some disaster), suffering from

防災, ぼうさい

disaster prevention

火砕流, 火災流, かさいりゅう

pyroclastic flow (type of volcanic eruption), stone wind

労災, ろうさい

work-related injury, work-related illness, work-related death, on-the-job accident, workers' compensation insurance

大震災, だいしんさい

great earthquake (disaster), Great Kanto earthquake of 1923

災い, 禍, わざわい

calamity, catastrophe

戦災, せんさい

war damage

天災, てんさい

natural calamity, disaster


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