Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
Kana Reading
ざい
Romaji
zai
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi), suffix
    Meaning
    wood; lumber; timber
    Example sentence
    その彫像はさくら木片刻んで作らせた The statue was carved from a block of cherry wood.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    man of talent
    Example sentence
    このテーブル良質オークきている。 This table is made of good oak.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (raw) material; ingredients

Examples of 材, ざい in a sentence


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JLPT 2

7 strokes

lumber, log, timber, wood, talent

On'Yomi: ザイ

Kun'Yomi:

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