Kana: サイ、つま
Romaji: sai, tsuma

Name Readings

Kana: ずま、め
Romaji: zuma, me


wife, spouse

Stroke Diagram


Kanji Info

Stroke Count:  8
Radical Number:  38
Frequency:  691
Grade:  5
Skip Pattern:  2-5-3
Korean Reading:  cheo
Chinese Reading:  qi4
Unicode:  59bb
JIS:  3A4A


Halpern Index: 2558
Nelson Index: 1206
New Nelson Index: 1200
Spahn Hadamitzky Index: 3e5.10
Four Corner Index: 5040.4
Guide to Remembering Index: 681
Gakken Index: 767
Japanese Names Index: 959
Daikanwanjiten Index: 6140
Daikanwanjiten Index and Page: 3.0657
Remembering the kanji Index: 1889
Kanji Flashcards Index: 449
Kodansha Compact Index: 427
Read Writing Kanji Third Index: 708
Kanji in Context Index: 596
1999 Kanji Learners Index: 1628
2013 Kanji Learners Index: 2214
French Remembering the Kanji Index: 1907
Remembering the Kanji 6th Index: 2035
Essential Kanji Index: 861
Kodansha Kanji Index: 3166
Roo 2001 Kanji Index: 1469
Read Writing the Kanji Index: 790
Tuttle Kanji Cards Index: 683


wife; my dear; dear; honey; garnish (esp. one served with sashimi); embellishment
edge; tip; end; gable wall; gable
夫妻 (ふさい)
man and wife; married couple
人妻 (ひとづま)
married woman; another's wife
稲妻 (いなずま、いなづま)
(flash of) lightning
one's wife
female; woman; wife
eastern Japan (esp. Kamakura or Edo, from perspective of Kyoto or Nara); eastern provinces; east; six-stringed Japanese zither; my spouse
妻子 (さいし、つまこ、めこ)
wife and children; wife
後妻 (ごさい)
second wife
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