Definition of 差

  • distinction
  • difference
  • variation
  • discrepancy
  • margin
  • balance


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Popular Words With This Kanji

差, さ

difference, variation

目指す, 目差す, 目ざす, めざす

to aim at, to have an eye on

差別, さべつ

discrimination, distinction, differentiation

格差, かくさ

qualitative difference, disparity

点差, てんさ

point spread

偏差値, へんさち

deviation value (usu. scaled to mean of 50, standard deviation of 10, and often used for academic grades), deviation, T-score, standard score

差益, さえき

marginal profits

大差, たいさ

great difference

差し止め, さしとめ

prohibition, ban, suspension

差す, さす

to shine, to be visible, to be tinged with, to rise (of water levels), to flow in, to be felt (i.e. as an emotion), to come over one, to hold up (an umbrella, etc.), to put up, to raise, to extend one's arm straight ahead (in dance), to insert, to put in, to wear (a sword) in one's belt, to wear at one's side, to carry under one's arm, to insert one's arm under an opponent's arm (in sumo), to pole (a boat), to pour, to add (liquid), to serve (drinks), to put on (lipstick, etc.), to apply, to colour, to dye, to light (a fire), to burn, to shut, to close, to lock, to fasten, to stop in the midst of, to leave undone

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