Jisho

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5 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
substitute, change, convert, replace, period, age, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., generation, charge, rate, fee
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
66 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 代 【ダイ】 charge, cost, price, generation, age, (school) year, cohort, reign, era, a representative of, on behalf of, for (someone), switchboard number, counter for decades of ages, eras, etc., counter for generations (of inheritors to a throne, etc.), proxy application company, pronoun
  • 代官 【ダイカン】 local governor (Edo period), local magistrate, bailiff, deputy official (Middle Ages), acting administrator
  • 大時代 【オオジダイ】 old-fashioned, antiquated, anachronistic
  • 次代 【ジダイ】 the next era
  • 代謝 【タイシャ】 metabolism, renewal, regeneration, replacing the old with the new
  • 代赭 【タイシャ】 red ocher (ochre)
  • 永代 【エイタイ】 permanence, eternity
  • 希代 【キタイ】 uncommon, rare, extraordinary, matchless

Kun reading compounds

  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 替わる 【かわる】 to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to hand over (telephone), to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch
  • 代わる代わる 【かわるがわる】 alternately, by turns
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 代わり 【かわり】 substitute, replacement, substituting, replacing, stand-in, proxy, alternate, deputy, relief, successor, compensation, exchange, return, another helping, second helping, seconds, refill, upcoming program, upcoming programme
  • 代わり合う 【かわりあう】 to relieve each other, to take turns (to do)
  • 換える 【かえる】 to replace, to exchange, to interchange, to substitute
  • 世 【よ】 world, society, public, life, lifetime, age, era, period, epoch, generation, reign, rule, the times, world (of existence)
  • 代々 【よよ】 for generations, from generation to generation, generation after generation, through the ages
  • 千代 【ちよ】 thousand years, very long period, forever
  • 君が代 【きみがよ】 Imperial reign, Kimigayo (Japanese national anthem)
  • 代 【しろ】 substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; approx. 19.83 m.sq.)
  • 代物 【しろもの】 article, goods, product, fine thing, fellow, affair, stuff, prostitute, price, cost, money
  • 地代 【ちだい】 land rent
  • 阿代 【あしろ】 Ophidion asiro (species of cusk eel)

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • generación
  • reinado
  • sustituir
  • reemplazar
  • relevar

Portuguese

  • substituto
  • mudança
  • convertido
  • repor
  • período
  • idade
  • geração
  • carga
  • valor
  • taxa

French

  • substituer
  • changer
  • convertir
  • remplacer
  • période
  • âge
  • ère
  • génération
  • montant d'argent
  • taux
  • prix
  • redevance
463 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
358 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
338 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
68 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
364 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
85 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
111 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
125 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.10 Japanese for Busy People
256 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
256 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
413 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
61 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
34 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
18 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1014 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
386 Morohashi
30 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
125 New Nelson (John Haig)
1005 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1080 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
87 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
257 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2156 2001 Kanji
2a3.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-2-3 SKIP code
2324.0 Four corner code
1-34-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4ee3 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
wait, depend on
Kun:
ま.つ-ま.ち
On:
タイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
391 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 待遇 【タイグウ】 treatment, reception, service, working conditions, salary, pay, remuneration
  • 待機 【タイキ】 standing by, awaiting an opportunity, being on alert, quarantine
  • 歓待 【カンタイ】 warm welcome, friendly reception, hospitality, entertainment
  • 優待 【ユウタイ】 preferential treatment, hospitality, warm reception, cordial welcome

Kun reading compounds

  • 待つ 【まつ】 to wait, to await, to look forward to, to anticipate, to depend on, to need
  • 待つ身は長い 【まつみはながい】 a watched pot never boils

Readings

Japanese names:
まち、 まつ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
dai4
Korean:
dae

Spanish

  • esperar
  • aguardar

Portuguese

  • esperar
  • contar com

French

  • attendre
  • compter sur
271 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
357 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
337 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
374 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1609 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
611 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
171 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
785 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
452 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
459 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
195 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
626 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
269 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
323 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
888 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10085 Morohashi
364 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 New Nelson (John Haig)
879 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
944 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
366 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
336 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2048 2001 Kanji
3i6.4 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-6 SKIP code
2424.1 Four corner code
1-34-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5f85 Unicode hex code