6 strokes
evening, sunset
many, frequent, much
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
139 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers


Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 多 【タ】 multi-
  • 多角 【タカク】 many-sided, versatile, polygonal, diversified
  • 過多 【カタ】 excess, surplus, superabundance
  • 最多 【サイタ】 most (numerous), largest (number of)

Kun reading compounds

  • 多い 【おおい】 many, numerous, a lot, large amount of, large quantity of, a lot, much, frequent, common
  • 大いに 【おおいに】 very, very much, greatly, considerably, highly, exceedingly, a great deal, a lot, to one's heart's content


Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):


  • abundante
  • mucho


  • muitos
  • frequentar
  • muito


  • beaucoup
  • nombreux
  • fréquent
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1169 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
181 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
39 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
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229 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
229 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
104 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
405 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2694 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1372 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
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110 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
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1127 New Nelson (John Haig)
108 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
113 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
128 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
129 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2560 2001 Kanji
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2-3-3 SKIP code
3-3-3 SKIP code
2720.7 Four corner code
1-34-31 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
591a Unicode hex code