Kanji 代

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Strokes: 5
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On:
ダイ、タイ
dai, tai
Kun:
か.わる、かわ.る、かわ.り、か.わり、-がわ.り、-が.わり、か.える、よ、しろ
ka.waru, kawa.ru, kawa.ri, ka.wari, -gawa.ri, -ga.wari, ka.eru, yo, shiro
Meaning:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Grade: 3
JLPT: 4
Phonetic: (タイ)
In names: su
Shape: idc
Elements: 亻,
Homonyms: , , , , , ,
Look alike:
Synonyms:
Categories: N4 (JLPT)

Examples

10代
じゅうだい
juudai
years between age 10 and 19
70年代
ななじゅうねんだい
nanajuunendai
seventies
世代
せだい
sedai
generation
交代する
こうたいする
kootaisuru
take turns, alternate
代える
かえる
kaeru
exchange, replace [v.t.]
代わる
かわる
kawaru
take the place of [v.i.]
代表する
だいひょうする
daihyoosuru
represent
明治の代
めいじのよ
meijinoyo
Meiji era
時代
じだい
jidai
era
現代
げんだい
gendai
modern times
身代金
みのしろきん
minoshirokin
ransom
電気代
でんきだい
denkidai
electric utility expenses

Reading in other languages

Korean:
Korean (latin): dae
Pinyin: dai4
Vietnam: Đại

Codepoints

Big-5: A5 4E
Decimal: 20195
Hex: 4EE3
JIS: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-34-69
Unicode UTF-16: 4EE3
Unicode UTF-8: E4 BB A3

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 463
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 358
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 338
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 85
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 68
Japanese For Busy People: 2.10
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 111
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 125
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 256
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 256
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 18
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 18
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 413
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 61
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 34
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 1014
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 1, page 0611): 386
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 30
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 1005
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 1080
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 87
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 364
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 125
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 257
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