Kanji 大

  • On:
    ダイ、タイ
    dai, tai
  • Kun:
    おお-、おお.きい、-おお.いに
    oo-, oo.kii, -oo.ini
  • Meaning:
    large, big
  • Grade: 1
  • JLPT: 5
  • In names: うふ、お、おう、た、たかし、とも、はじめ、ひろ、ひろし、まさ、まさる、もと、わ
    ufu, o, ou, ta, takashi, tomo, hajime, hiro, hiroshi, masa, masaru, moto, wa
  • Shape:
  • Elements: ,
  • Antonyms:
  • Look alike: ,
  • Synonyms: ,
  • Categories: N5 (JLPT)

Examples

  • お大事に おだいじに
    odaijini
    take care (to a sick person)
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    大きい おおきい
    ookii
    big
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    大した たいした
    taishita
    significant
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    大丈夫 だいじょうぶ
    daijoubu
    safe, all right
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    大体 だいたい
    daitai
    in general, mostly
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    大分 だいぶ
    daibu
    considerably
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    大変な たいへんな
    taihenna
    terrible, very
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    大学 だいがく
    daigaku
    university
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    大学院 だいがくいん
    daigakuin
    graduate school
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    大阪 おおさか
    oosaka
    Osaka
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Reading in other languages

Korean: 대, 다, 태
Korean (latin): dae, da, tae
Pinyin: da4, dai4
Vietnam: Đại, Thái

Codepoints

Big-5: A4 6A
Decimal: 22823
Hex: 5927
jis_level: 1
Min-Ku-Ten: 1-34-71
Unicode UTF-16: 5927
Unicode UTF-8: E5 A4 A7

Dictionary Indices

A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade): 22
A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Ken Henshall): 25
A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall): 53
Essential Kanji (P.G. O'Neill): 32
Gakken Kanji Dictionary ("A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage"): 7
Japanese For Busy People: 2.2
Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki; White Rabbit Press): 40
Japanese Names (P.G. O'Neill): 48
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky): 26
Kanji & Kana (Spahn & Hadamitzky, 2 edition): 26
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1999): 2133
Kanji Learners Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2 edition, 2013): 2882
Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono): 87
Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide: 408
Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 2013): 4224
Les Kanjis dans la tête (Yves Maniette): 108
Morohashi Daikanwajiten (volume 3, page 0367): 5831
New Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern, 1990): 3416
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig): 107
Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig, 6 edition): 112
The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley): 5
The Modern Reader's Japanese-English Character Dictionary (Andrew Nelson): 1171
The New Nelson Japanese-English Character Dictionary (John Haig): 1133
Tuttle Kanji Cards: 14
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