Definition of 在

  • exist
  • outskirts
  • suburbs
  • located in


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ザイ

Popular Words With This Kanji

在る, 有る, ある

to be (usu. of inanimate objects), to exist, to live, to have, to be located, to be equipped with, to happen, to come about

現在, げんざい

now, current, present, present time, as of

存在, そんざい

existence, being

在り方, あり方, ありかた

the way something ought to be, the (current) state of things, how things are

滞在, たいざい

stay, sojourn

在住, ざいじゅう

residing, living, dwelling

在, ざい

country, countryside, outskirts, suburbs, situated in, resident in

在日, ざいにち

in Japan, people in Japan (esp. Koreans living in Japan, often used as a slur)

在庫, ざいこ

inventory, stock, stockpile

在宅, ざいたく

being in, being at home

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