Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
hiding enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
doctor, medicine
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
437 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 医 【イ】 medicine, the healing art, healing, curing, doctor
  • 医院 【イイン】 doctor's office (surgery), clinic, dispensary
  • 軍医 【グンイ】 military physician or surgeon
  • 獣医 【ジュウイ】 veterinarian, veterinary surgeon, vet

Kun reading compounds

  • 医する 【いする】 to cure, to heal
  • 薬師 【くすし】 doctor

Readings

Chinese:
yi1
Korean:
ye, eui

Spanish

  • doctor
  • médico
  • medicina
  • curar

Portuguese

  • doutor
  • remédio

French

  • médecin
  • docteur
345 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
244 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
225 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
555 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
763 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
440 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
132 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
743 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.20 Japanese for Busy People
220 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
220 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
325 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
237 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3715 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1902 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2583 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1710 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2680 Morohashi
2993 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
590 New Nelson (John Haig)
1694 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1829 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
277 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3475 2001 Kanji
2t5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
3-2-5 SKIP code
7171.3 Four corner code
16-69 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
533b 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】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 大英博物館 【ダイエイハクブツカン】 British Museum
  • 国大 【コクダイ】 national university
  • 電通大 【デンツウダイ】 University of Electro-Communications
  • 大火 【タイカ】 large fire
  • 大尉 【タイイ】 captain (Army, U.S. Marine Corps, USAF), lieutenant (Navy), flight lieutenant (RAF, RAAF, RNZAF, etc.)
  • 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
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