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三 : Three

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three

On 'yomi:
サン(san) ゾウ(zou)
Kun 'yomi:
(mi) み.つ(mi.tsu) みっ.つ(mi.tsu)
Nanori:
(ka)(sa) さい(sai) さえ(sae) さぶ(sabu)(za) ざえ(zae) ざぶ(zabu) そう(sou)(zo) ただ(tada) みつ(mitsu) みん(min)(mo)(ya)
Strokes:3
Radical: (1)
Usage Rating:14
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:04e09
jis208:27-16
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三 Usage examples

囲碁(いごさんきゅう)third rank in the game of go
つ時(うしみつどき)dead of night, middle of the night, midnight
悪趣(さんまくしゅ)the world of hungry spirits and the world of animals, three evil worlds hell
岐代表(さんぎだいひょう)representative of Gifu and Mie prefectures
国志(さんごくし)Annals of the Three Kingdoms
(さんぞう)three branches of Buddhist sutras
尊仏(さんぞんぶつ)image of the three honorable (honourable) ones
度の和音(さんどのわおん)common chord, triad
眠蚕(さんみんかいこ)three-molt silkworm
(しょうさんみ)senior grade of the third court rank
(じゅさんみ)second grade of the third rank of honor (honour)
大砲(たいほうさんもん)three cannons
種郵便物(だいさんしゅゆうびんぶつ)third-class mail matter, (item sent by) third-class mail
(だつさんしん)striking a batter out
柱の神(みはしらのかみ)the three main gods: Amaterasu Omikami, Tsukuyomi no Mikoto and Susano-o no Mikoto, three precious children
(さんじく)triaxial
軸圧縮試験(さんじくあっしゅくしけん)triaxial compression test
軸圧縮試験機(さんじくあっしゅくしけんき)triaxial compression apparatus
軸試験(さんじくしけん)triaxial test
軸室(さんじくしつ)triaxial cell
(みそ)thirty
国人(さんこくじん)foreigner resident in Japan (esp. Chinese and Korean)
悪道(さんまくどう)the world of hungry spirits and the world of animals, three evil worlds hell
分の一(さんぶんのいち)one third, a third part
和音(さんわおん)triad
(だいさんじ)the third ..., tertiary
アデノシンリン酸(アデノシンさんりんさん)
アデノシン燐酸(アデノシンさんりんさん)
adenosine triphosphate, ATP
グアノシン燐酸(グアノシンさんりんさん)guanosine triphosphate, GTP
鋭角角形(えいかくさんかっけい)acute triangle
本立て映画(さんぼんたてえいが)triple feature (movie)
(しゅうみっか)three days a week
者割当増資(だいさんしゃわりあてぞうし)third-party allocation of shares
政党(だいさんせいとう)third party
(みこと)three words
項演算子(さんこうえんざんし)ternary operator, conditional operator
つ巴の戦い(みつどもえのたたかい)
つどもえの戦い(みつどもえのたたかい)
playoff for the tournament win with three wrestlers participating
つ巴戦(みつどもえせん)playoff for the tournament win with three wrestlers participating
結びの(むすびのさんばん)final three bouts of the tournament day
これより(これよりさんやく)final three bouts on the last day of a tournament
(さんしょう)three special awards for wrestlers at the end of a tournament
段目格(さんだんめかく)referee officiating the third lowest sumo division
役揃い踏み(さんやくそろいぶみ)ritual stomping in unison on the final day of a tournament
番稽古(さんばんげいこ)a row of training matches with the same opponent