Jisho

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7 strokes
Radical:
kneel
Parts:
egg, ovum, spawn, roe
Kun:
たまご
On:
ラン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1342 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 卵 【ラン】 ovum, ovule, egg cell
  • 卵子 【ランシ】 ovum, ovule, egg cell
  • 受精卵 【ジュセイラン】 fertilized egg, fertilised egg
  • 介卵 【カイラン】 brooding

Kun reading compounds

  • 卵 【たまご】 eggs, egg, spawn, roe, (hen's) egg, (an expert) in the making, beginning, origin, infancy
  • 卵形 【らんけい】 oval shape, egg shape
  • 乾燥卵 【かんそうらん】 powdered eggs, dehydrated eggs, dried eggs
  • 冷凍卵 【れいとうらん】 frozen egg

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
luan3
Korean:
ran

Spanish

  • huevo
  • óvulo
  • embrión

Portuguese

  • ovo
  • óvulo
  • desovar
  • ova de peixe

French

  • oeuf
  • frai
1000 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
990 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1359 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
199 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1527 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
386 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1058 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1103 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1135 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
254 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1054 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
567 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
751 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1433 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2857 Morohashi
849 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
632 New Nelson (John Haig)
1422 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1526 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
857 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2644 2001 Kanji
2e5.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-3 SKIP code
7722.0 Four corner code
7772.0 Four corner code
1-45-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5375 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 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 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
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