Browsing the blog archivesfor the day Monday, October 31st, 2011

Materials

zai Materials and ingredients are zai, zairyō or sozai. If you remember yesterday’s character, it is easy for you to understand that zaishitsu means the quality of a material. Mokuzai is wood as a material. Zaimoku is wood ready to be used for a particular purpose such as building a house. Jinzai means human resources. […]