See also: ざい

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shift from 左様(さよう) (sayō).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

さい (saiさい (sai)?

  1. (dialect) so; such
    Synonym: (standard Japanese) そう ()
    さいですか/さいでっか?
    Sai desu ka/sai dekka?
    is that so?
    そうですか (standard Japanese)

Etymology 2Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of さい – see the following entries.
J
[noun] a rhinoceros
Alternative spelling
サイ
5
[noun] time; occasion
S
[noun] a die, dice
5
[noun] my wife
4
[proper noun] A female given name
[prefix] most, greatest
5
[prefix] re-, again, repeated
S
[suffix] -year-old
Alternative spellings
, サイ
S
[noun] loan, debt
差異
[noun] difference
(This term, さい, is an alternative spelling of the above terms.
For a list of all kanji read as さい, not just those used in Japanese terms, see Category:Japanese kanji read as さい.)

(The following entries are uncreated: , , , 差違.)