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

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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

4 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
tree, wood
Kun:
こ-
On:
ボクモク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
317 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 木石 【ボクセキ】 trees and stones, unfeeling person
  • 木刀 【ボクトウ】 wooden sword
  • 土木 【ドボク】 engineering works, civil engineering, public works
  • 雑木 【ゾウキ】 various kinds of small trees, assorted trees
  • 木 【モク】 Thursday, wood (first of the five elements)
  • 木曜日 【モクヨウビ】 Thursday
  • 樹木 【ジュモク】 tree, trees and shrubs
  • 堅い材木 【カタイザイモク】 hard lumber

Kun reading compounds

  • 木 【き】 tree, shrub, bush, wood, timber
  • 木綿 【もめん】 cotton (material), red silk-cotton tree (Bombax ceiba)
  • 積み木 【つみき】 (toy) building blocks, bricks, playing with building blocks, piled timber, piling up wood
  • 雑木 【ぞうき】 various kinds of small trees, assorted trees

Readings

Japanese names:
ぐ、 も、 もと
Chinese:
mu4
Korean:
mog, mo

Spanish

  • árbol
  • madera

Portuguese

  • árvore
  • madeira

French

  • arbre
  • bois (matière)
15 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
17 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
69 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
148 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2170 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
17 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
60 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
109 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1.A Japanese for Busy People
22 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
22 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
20 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1045 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4261 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2149 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2901 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
199 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14415 Morohashi
3450 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2531 New Nelson (John Haig)
195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
207 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
255 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
36 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1864 2001 Kanji
4a0.1 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4090.0 Four corner code
44-58 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6728 Unicode hex code

16 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
bridge
Kun:
はし
On:
キョウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
553 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 橋 【キョウ】 pons (pontes), pons Varolii, pontine, part of the brain stem (links the medulla oblongata and cerebellum with the midbrain)
  • 橋梁 【キョウリョウ】 bridge
  • 桟橋 【サンバシ】 wharf, bridge, jetty, pier
  • 石橋 【イシバシ】 stone bridge

Kun reading compounds

  • 橋 【はし】 bridge
  • 橋渡し 【はしわたし】 bridge building, mediation, go-between, intermediary, (through the) good offices (of someone)
  • 舟橋 【ふなはし】 pontoon
  • 浮き橋 【うきはし】 floating bridge, pontoon bridge

Readings

Japanese names:
ばせ
Chinese:
qiao2
Korean:
gyo

Spanish

  • puente

Portuguese

  • ponte

French

  • pont
193 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
277 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
259 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
272 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2378 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
443 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
645 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2485 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
597 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
607 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
313 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1116 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1367 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
738 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
991 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
436 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
15526 Morohashi
1078 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2879 New Nelson (John Haig)
429 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
460 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
437 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1849 2001 Kanji
4a12.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-12 SKIP code
4292.7 Four corner code
22-22 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6a4b Unicode hex code

13 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
Variants:
path, route, road, distance
Kun:
-じみち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
529 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 路線図 【ロセンズ】 route map (buses and trains, etc.)
  • 路上 【ロジョウ】 (on the) road, (on the) way, (in the) street
  • 進路 【シンロ】 route, course, path, one's future course (e.g. after graduating high school)
  • 針路 【シンロ】 course, direction
  • 路加 【ルカ】 St Luke

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, street, way, path, course, route, lane, distance, ways (e.g. "a long ways"), the way (of proper conduct, etc.), one's way, morals, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (of medicine, etc.), subject, way, method, means
  • 道教え 【みちおしえ】 tiger beetle (esp. the Japanese tiger beetle, Cicindela japonica)
  • 険しい道 【けわしいみち】 steep street
  • 長路 【ながみち】 long road, far journey

Readings

Chinese:
lu4
Korean:
ro

Spanish

  • camino
  • ruta
  • carretera

Portuguese

  • caminho
  • rota
  • estrada
  • distância

French

  • chemin
  • route
  • distance
540 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
439 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
415 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
367 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4561 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
677 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
935 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1925 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
151 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
533 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1764 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1936 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1031 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1394 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1290 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37524 Morohashi
1533 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5876 New Nelson (John Haig)
1282 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1376 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
425 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
7d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
6716.4 Four corner code
47-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8def Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
horse
Parts:
Variants:
station
On:
エキ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
724 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 駅 【エキ】 station
  • 駅員 【エキイン】 station attendant
  • 宿駅 【シュクエキ】 relay station, post station, stage
  • 終着駅 【シュウチャクエキ】 terminal station

Readings

Chinese:
yi4
Korean:
yeog

Spanish

  • estación

Portuguese

  • estação

French

  • gare
158 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
253 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
233 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
384 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
189 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
101 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2172 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
284 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
284 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
56 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1915 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2292 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1184 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1618 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2003 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
44633P Morohashi
1822 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6735 New Nelson (John Haig)
1984 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2138 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
426 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3462 2001 Kanji
10a4.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-10-4 SKIP code
7738.7 Four corner code
17-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
99c5 Unicode hex code