最期

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

最期 (hiragana さいご, romaji saigo)

  1. death; downfall, collapse; end of life; last moment
     (かれ)戦争 (せんそう)悲惨 (ひさん)最期 (さいご) ()げた。
    kare wa sensō de hisan na saigo o togeta.
    He met a terrible death in the war.
    帝国 (ていこく)最期 (さいご)
    teikoku no saigo
    the downfall of an empire
  2. the extinction of a family
    平家 (たいらけ)最期 (さいご)
    taira-ke no saigo
    the extinction of the Taira clan

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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.