最低

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Chinese[edit]

(the) most; ‑est
 
to lower (one's head); to let droop; to hang down; low; to incline; beneath
simp. and trad.
(最低)

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Adjective[edit]

最低

  1. lowest; minimum
    最低生活標準 / 最低生活标准  ―  zuìdī shēnghuóbiāozhǔn  ―  minimum living standard

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Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

(sai, most) +‎ (tei, low)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

最低 (-na inflection, hiragana さいてい, rōmaji saitei)

  1. lowest
     (きょ) ()最低気温 (さいていきおん) (じゅ) () ()です。
    Kyō no saitei kion wa jūdo desu.
    Today it will get down to 10 degrees [Celsius].
  2. worst
    最低 (さいてい)結果 (けっか)
    saitei na kekka
    the worst result

Noun[edit]

最低 (hiragana さいてい, rōmaji saitei)

  1. the minimum; the lowest
  2. the worst; the most terrible
     (まえ)最低 (さいてい)だな。
    Omae saitei da na.
    You're a disgusting person.
    • 1999 October 15, Takahashi, Rumiko, “だい しょう [Chapter 2: Miasma]”, in いぬしゃ [Inuyasha], volume 12 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-125582-5, page 41:
       () (らく)っ…あんたって (ほん) (とう)に… (さい) (てい)
      Naraku'… Antatte hontō ni… saittei!
      Naraku… You truly are… 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: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.