最長

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
さい
Grade: 4
ちょう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(sai-, most) +‎ (chō, leader)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

最長 (hiragana さいちょう, romaji saichō)

  1. the longest
  2. the oldest
  3. most excellent

Antonyms[edit]

  • 最短 (saitan) n. the shortest
  • 最少 (saishō) n. the youngest

Derived terms[edit]

Computer Term

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