Meaning of Saikou in Japanese

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Saikou is a Japanese word meaning the highest, or supreme. Learn more about its pronunciation and usage in the Japanese language below.

Pronunciation

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Meaning

the highest; supreme; maximum

Japanese Characters

最高 (さいこう)

Example & Translation

Kyou no saikoukion wa sanjuu-do datta.
今日の最高気温は三十度だった。

or in English:

Today's highest temperature was thirty degree.

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