Jisho

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9 strokes
Radical:
cover
Parts:
crown, best, peerless
Kun:
かんむり
On:
カン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1503 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 冠 【カンムリ】 traditional cap worn by Shinto clergy and courtiers, crown, diadem, coronet, top kanji radical, first verse of a haikai, etc., best, peerless, first, name, title, named sponsorship of a program, event, team, etc.
  • 冠水 【カンスイ】 being covered with water (i.e. in a flood), being submerged, being inundated, flooding
  • 宝冠 【ホウカン】 diadem, jeweled crown
  • 月桂冠 【ゲッケイカン】 laurel wreath

Kun reading compounds

  • 冠 【かんむり】 traditional cap worn by Shinto clergy and courtiers, crown, diadem, coronet, top kanji radical, first verse of a haikai, etc., best, peerless, first, name, title, named sponsorship of a program, event, team, etc.
  • 冠海雀 【かんむりうみすずめ】 Japanese murrelet (Synthliboramphus wumizusume), crested murrelet
  • 初冠 【ういこうぶり】 crowning a boy for the first time at a coming-of-age ceremony, noh cap with a rolled or drooping tail (indicative of nobility)
  • 老冠 【おいかんむり】 kanji "old" radical at top

Readings

Japanese names:
か、 かっぷ、 まさる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guan1, guan4
Korean:
gwan

Spanish

  • corona
  • sin par
  • sin igual

Portuguese

  • coroa
  • melhor
  • inigualável

French

  • couronne
  • le meilleur
  • inégalable
1097 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1548 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
627 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1170 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1081 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
905 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1615 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1723 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1656 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
165 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2583 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1319 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1790 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
310 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1580 Morohashi
2081 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
401 New Nelson (John Haig)
304 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
326 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1232 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3657 2001 Kanji
2i7.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
3721.4 Four corner code
1-20-7 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
51a0 Unicode hex code

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】 large, big, great, huge, vast, major, important, serious, severe, great, prominent, eminent, distinguished, -sized, as big as, the size of, university, large (e.g. serving size), large option, long month (i.e. having 31 days)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 university, college, former imperial university of Japan (established under the ritsuryō system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
  • 拡大 【カクダイ】 expansion, extension, magnification, enlargement, escalation, spread
  • 増大 【ゾウダイ】 enlargement, increase
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 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, headman

Kun reading compounds

  • 大きい 【おおきい】 big, large, great, loud, extensive, spacious, important, decisive, valuable, older, grown up

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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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
1-34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

6 strokes
Radical:
man, human 人 (亻)
Parts:
Variants:
meeting, meet, party, association, interview, join
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
4 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 会 【カイ】 meeting, assembly, party, gathering, conference, athletic meet, society, association, club
  • 会議 【カイギ】 meeting, conference, session, assembly, council, convention, congress
  • 国会 【コッカイ】 National Diet, legislative assembly of Japan (1947-), Imperial Diet, legislative assembly of Japan (1889-1947), legislative assembly, parliament, congress
  • 集会 【シュウカイ】 meeting, assembly, gathering, congregation, convention, rally
  • 会 【エ】 gathering (esp. Buddhist, festive, etc.)
  • 会釈 【エシャク】 slight bow (as a greeting or sign of gratitude), nod, salutation, consideration, thoughtfulness
  • 一期一会 【イチゴイチエ】 once-in-a-lifetime encounter, one time, one meeting
  • 法会 【ホウエ】 Buddhist service (e.g. memorial service)

Kun reading compounds

  • 会う 【あう】 to meet, to encounter, to see, to have an accident, to have a bad experience
  • 会う約束 【あうやくそく】 appointment, rendezvous, date
  • 会わせる 【あわせる】 to make (someone) to meet, to let (someone) meet, to expose to, to subject to

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 い
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
hui4, kuai4
Korean:
hoe, goe, gwal

Spanish

  • asociación
  • reunión
  • encontrarse con
  • reunirse

Portuguese

  • encontro
  • reunião
  • festa
  • associação
  • entrevista
  • une

French

  • réunion
  • rencontre
  • meeting
  • parti
  • association
  • entrevue
  • rejoindre
54 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
93 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
87 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
12 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
381 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
116 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
14 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
454 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.1 Japanese for Busy People
158 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
158 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
59 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
47 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2512 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1275 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1741 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
759 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
460 Morohashi
2020 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
143 New Nelson (John Haig)
752 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
814 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
16 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
119 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2871 2001 Kanji
2a4.19 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-4 SKIP code
2-3-3 SKIP code
8073.1 Four corner code
1-18-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4f1a Unicode hex code