Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.
slithytove


SAI
motto(mo)
meaning: most, -est
最大 == saidai == biggest
最新式 == saishinshiki == latest style


Origin of current meaning unclear. Top radical is 'sun' (日), bottom is 'take' (取). Henshall suggests as a mnemonic: 'Take most sun when it's at its highest point.'

Stroke order from Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Stroke order from Taka Kanji Database
Other info from Taka Kanji Database

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