Jisho

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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

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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

8 strokes
Radical:
hook
Parts:
Variants:
matter, thing, fact, business, reason, possibly
Kun:
ことつか.うつか.える
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N4
18 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 事 【ジ】 individual concrete phenomenon (as opposed to a general principle)
  • 事業 【ジギョウ】 project, enterprise, business, industry, operations, venture, service, act, deed, conduct
  • 商事 【ショウジ】 commercial affairs
  • 有事 【ユウジ】 emergency

Kun reading compounds

  • 事 【こと】 thing, matter, incident, occurrence, event, something serious, trouble, crisis, circumstances, situation, state of affairs, work, business, affair, after an inflectable word, creates a noun phrase indicating something the speaker does not feel close to, nominalizing suffix, pretending to ..., playing make-believe ..., alias, also known as, otherwise known as, or, necessity, need, you should ..., I advise that you ..., it's important to ...
  • 事柄 【ことがら】 matter, thing, affair, circumstance
  • 神事 【しんじ】 Shinto ritual
  • いい事 【いいこと】 good thing, nice thing, good excuse, good grounds, good opportunity, interjection used to impress an idea or to urge a response
  • 仕える 【つかえる】 to serve, to work for, to attend

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
shi4
Korean:
sa

Spanish

  • cosa
  • hecho
  • asunto
  • acción

Portuguese

  • matéria
  • coisa
  • fato
  • negócios
  • razão
  • possivelmente

French

  • fait
  • chose
  • matière
  • affaire
  • raison
  • peut-être
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
309 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
293 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
32 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
272 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
73 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
108 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
768 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.7 Japanese for Busy People
80 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
80 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
237 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
30 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4384 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2220 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2986 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1164 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
241 Morohashi
3567 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
71 New Nelson (John Haig)
1156 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1240 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
10 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
300 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1547 2001 Kanji
0a8.15 The Kanji Dictionary
4-8-3 SKIP code
5000.7 Four corner code
1-27-86 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
4e8b Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
right hand
Parts:
take, fetch, take up
Kun:
と.ると.りと.り-とり-ど.り
On:
シュ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
122 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 取 【シュ】 appropriation, obtaining
  • 取材 【シュザイ】 news coverage, collecting data (e.g. for an article), covering (something for media), interview
  • 先取 【センシュ】 earning the first (runs), preoccupation
  • 聴取 【チョウシュ】 hearing (of a statement, opinion, explanation, etc.), asking, questioning (e.g. a suspect), enquiry, listening (e.g. to the radio)

Kun reading compounds

  • 取る 【とる】 to take, to pick up, to grab, to catch, to pass, to hand, to give, to get, to obtain, to acquire, to win, to receive, to earn, to take (e.g. a vacation), to adopt (a method, proposal, etc.), to take (a measure, attitude, etc.), to choose, to remove, to get rid of, to take off, to take away, to steal, to rob, to eat, to have (e.g. lunch), to take (e.g. vitamins), to pick (e.g. flowers), to gather, to extract (e.g. juice), to catch (e.g. fish), to take up (time, space), to occupy, to spare, to set aside, to secure, to reserve, to save, to put aside, to keep, to take (e.g. a joke), to interpret, to understand, to make out, to grasp, to record, to take down, to subscribe to (e.g. a newspaper), to take, to buy, to get, to order, to have delivered, to charge, to fine, to take (tax), to take (e.g. a wife), to take on (e.g. an apprentice), to adopt, to accept, to compete (in sumo, cards, etc.), to play
  • 取るに足らない 【とるにたらない】 insignificant, inconsequential, trifling, negligible, of little importance
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee
  • 取り 【とり】 taking, taker, collecting, collector, remover, removal, last performer of the day (usu. the star performer), last performance of the day, active partner (e.g. in judo demonstration), emphatic or formal prefix
  • 取り扱い 【とりあつかい】 treatment, service, handling, management
  • 関取 【せきとり】 ranking wrestler in the makuuchi (senior-grade) or juryo (junior-grade) divisions
  • 買取 【かいとり】 purchase, buying, buying out, buying used articles as a company, trade-in, buy back, purchase on a no-return policy, lump-sum payment, flat fee

Readings

Japanese names:
どる
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
qu3
Korean:
chwi

Spanish

  • tomar
  • coger

Portuguese

  • tomar
  • trazer
  • recolher

French

  • prendre
  • aller chercher
238 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
317 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
301 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
190 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3699 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
108 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
393 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
650 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
65 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
65 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
270 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
269 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1613 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
847 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1162 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
827 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3158 Morohashi
1262 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
679 New Nelson (John Haig)
819 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
882 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
194 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
303 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3267 2001 Kanji
6e2.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-2 SKIP code
1714.0 Four corner code
1-28-72 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
53d6 Unicode hex code