最低

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 4
てい
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(most) +‎ (low)

Noun[edit]

最低 (hiragana さいてい, romaji saitei)

  1. the minimum; the lowest
    今日 (きょう)最低気温 (さいていきおん)10度 (じゅうど)です。
    kyō no saitei kion wa jūdo desu.
    Today it will get down to 10 degrees [Celsius].
  2. very bad, the worst (as in "You're the worst!"), despicable

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.