最上

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 4
じょう
Grade: 1

(sai-, most) +‎ (, above)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

最上 (hiragana さいじょう, romaji saijō)

  1. best
Derived terms[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

最上 (-na inflection, hiragana さいじょう, romaji saijō)

  1. best
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
かみ > がみ
Grade: 1

(motto, most) +‎ (kami, the top)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

最上 (hiragana もがみ, romaji Mogami)

  1. A town in Yamagata prefecture, Japan
  2. A surname
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3