Jisho

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3 strokes
Radical:
big, very
Parts:
large, big
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
7 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc., former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
  • 膨大 【ボウダイ】 huge, vast, enormous, colossal, extensive, large, swelling, expansion
  • 雄大 【ユウダイ】 grand, magnificent, majestic, great, sublime
  • 大切 【タイセツ】 important, necessary, indispensable, beloved, precious, dear, cherished, valuable, careful
  • 大使館 【タイシカン】 embassy
  • 負荷増大 【フカゾウタイ】 load increase
  • 御大 【オンタイ】 boss, governor

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud

Readings

Japanese 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
Chinese:
da4, dai4
Korean:
dae, da, tae

Spanish

  • grande
  • muy
  • mucho

Portuguese

  • grande
  • enorme

French

  • grand
22 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
25 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
53 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
7 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1171 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
32 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
40 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
48 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.2 Japanese for Busy People
26 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
26 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
87 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
408 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4224 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2133 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2882 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
108 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
5831 Morohashi
3416 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1133 New Nelson (John Haig)
107 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
112 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
5 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
14 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1463 2001 Kanji
0a3.18 The Kanji Dictionary
4-3-4 SKIP code
4003.0 Four corner code
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
Variants:
leader, commander, general, admiral, or, and again, soon, from now on, just about
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
634 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 将 【ショウ】 commander, general, leader
  • 将来 【ショウライ】 future (usually near), prospects
  • 大将 【タイショウ】 general, admiral, head, chief, leader, boss, kingpin, old chap, mate, boss, chief, man, athlete who competes in the last match of a team competition (kendo, judo, etc.)
  • 王将 【オウショウ】 king (of the senior player)

Kun reading compounds

  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally
  • 将 【はた】 or, otherwise, furthermore, also, perhaps, by some chance, possibly, that being said, be that as it may, however, but, not to mention, needless to say, as expected, sure enough, really, at all
  • 将又 【はたまた】 and, or
  • 正に 【まさに】 exactly, surely, certainly, right then, just then, at that moment, just (about to), on the verge (of doing or happening), duly, naturally

Readings

Japanese names:
かつ、 かつり、 すすむ、 たか、 ゆき
Chinese:
jiang1, jiang4
Korean:
jang

Spanish

  • líder
  • cargo
  • mando
  • mandar
  • de ahora en adelante

Portuguese

  • líder
  • comandante
  • general
  • almirante
  • ou
  • e outra vez
  • logo
  • de agora em diante
  • somente sobre isto

French

  • dirigeant
  • commandant
  • général
  • amiral
  • ou
  • l'un après l'autre
  • bientôt
  • à partir de maintenant
  • à peu près
911 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
899 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
561 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2840 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
920 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
479 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1040 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
627 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
637 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
830 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
506 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
551 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
336 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
415 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
739 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7437P Morohashi
460 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1379 New Nelson (John Haig)
731 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
789 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
447 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
906 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1248 2001 Kanji
2b8.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
3214.9 Four corner code
3714.2 Four corner code
30-13 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c06 Unicode hex code