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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  • 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:
mouth, opening
Parts:
Variants:
harmony, Japanese style, peace, soften, Japan
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
124 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 和 【ワ】 sum, harmony, peace, Japan, Japanese-style
  • 和歌 【ワカ】 waka, classic Japanese poem, esp. a tanka, often 31 morae
  • 講和 【コウワ】 reconciliation (between warring nations), (making of) peace
  • 英和 【エイワ】 English-Japanese, English-Japanese dictionary
  • 阿蘭陀 【オランダ】 Netherlands, Holland
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Shingon, Hosso, Ritsu or Shin Buddhism), second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 和声 【ワセイ】 harmony, concord, consonance
  • 和尚 【オショウ】 preceptor or high priest (esp. in Zen or Pure Land Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Tendai or Kegon Buddhism), preceptor or high priest (in Shingon, Hosso, Ritsu or Shin Buddhism), second highest priestly rank in Buddhism, monk (esp. the head monk of a temple), master (of one's art, trade, etc.)
  • 諧和 【カイワ】 gentle mutual affection, harmony, harmony

Kun reading compounds

  • 和らぐ 【やわらぐ】 to soften, to calm down, to be eased, to be mitigated, to subside, to abate
  • 和らげる 【やわらげる】 to soften, to moderate, to relieve
  • 和む 【なごむ】 to be softened, to calm down
  • 和やか 【なごやか】 mild, calm, gentle, quiet, congenial, amicable, amiable, friendly, genial, harmonious, peaceful
  • 和える 【あえる】 to dress (vegetables, salad, etc.)

Readings

Japanese names:
あい、 いず、 かず、 かつ、 かつり、 かづ、 たけ、 ち、 とも、 な、 にぎ、 まさ、 やす、 よし、 より、 わだこ、 わっ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
he2, he4, huo2, huo4, huo5, hai1, he5
Korean:
hwa

Spanish

  • armonía
  • paz
  • estilo japonés
  • suavizar
  • calmar
  • tranquilo
  • armonioso

Portuguese

  • harmonia
  • estilo Japonês
  • paz
  • amaciar
  • Japão

French

  • harmonie
  • style japonais
  • paix
  • adoucir
  • Japon
338 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
440 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
416 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
151 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3268 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
277 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
412 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
638 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.5 Japanese for Busy People
124 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
124 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
352 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
326 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1450 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
769 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1044 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
906 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3490 Morohashi
1130 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
770 New Nelson (John Haig)
897 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
963 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
85 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
318 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2277 2001 Kanji
5d3.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-3 SKIP code
2690.0 Four corner code
1-47-34 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
548c Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
princess
Kun:
ひめひめ-
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1566 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 舞姫 【マイヒメ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse
  • 寵姫 【チョウキ】 one's favorite mistress, one's favourite mistress

Kun reading compounds

  • 姫 【ひめ】 young lady of noble birth, princess (esp. in Western contexts, tales, etc.), girl, small, cute, lesser (in names of species), prostitute
  • 姫君 【ひめぎみ】 daughter of a person of high rank (esp. eldest daughter)
  • 歌姫 【うたひめ】 songstress, diva
  • 舞姫 【まいひめ】 female dancer, dancing girl, danseuse

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ji1
Korean:
heui

Spanish

  • princesa

Portuguese

  • princesa

French

  • princesse
1738 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1534 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1216 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1220 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1191 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1358 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1757 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1882 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1868 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
445 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
489 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
303 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
368 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
857 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6229 Morohashi
407 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1217 New Nelson (John Haig)
849 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
912 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1320 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1775 2001 Kanji
3e7.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-7 SKIP code
4141.7 Four corner code
1-41-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59eb Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
mouth, opening
Parts:
spine, backbone
Kun:
せぼね
On:
リョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
2055 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 蝋色漆 【ロイロウルシ】 black lacquer
  • 呂律 【ロレツ】 articulation
  • 大呂 【タイリョ】 second note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. D sharp) (in China), twelfth lunar month
  • 仲呂 【チュウリョ】 (in China) 6th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. G), fourth lunar month
  • 呂 【リョ】 bass range (in Japanese music), six even-numbered notes of the ancient chromatic scale, Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale similar to Mixolydian mode (corresp. to: re, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do)
  • 呂旋 【リョセン】 Japanese seven-tone gagaku scale (corresponding to: so, la, ti, do, re, mi, fa), similar to Mixolydian mode
  • 大呂 【タイリョ】 second note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. D sharp) (in China), twelfth lunar month
  • 仲呂 【チュウリョ】 (in China) 6th note of the ancient chromatic scale (approx. G), fourth lunar month

Readings

Japanese names:
とも、 なが
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
lu:3
Korean:
ryeo

Spanish

  • columna vertebral
  • espinazo

Portuguese

French

  • colonne vertébrale
  • épine dorsale
  • grand bâtiment
1509 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
891 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1997 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
459 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2036 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1396 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2713 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1385 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1872 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
24 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
3386 Morohashi
2187 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
728 New Nelson (John Haig)
24 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
24 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
3d4.16 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-4 SKIP code
4-7-1 SKIP code
6060.0 Four corner code
1-47-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5442 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
un-, not yet, hitherto, still, even now, sign of the ram, 1-3PM, eighth sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun:
いま.だま.だひつじ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
650 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 未 【ミ】 not yet, un-
  • 未解決 【ミカイケツ】 unsettled, pending, unresolved
  • 過現未 【カゲンミ】 past, present and future, three states of existence
  • 未央柳 【ビヨウヤナギ】 Chinese hypericum (Hypericum monogynum)
  • 丁未 【ヒノトヒツジ】 Fire Sheep (44th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1907, 1967, 2027)
  • 己未 【ツチノトヒツジ】 Earth Sheep (56th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1919, 1979, 2039)

Kun reading compounds

  • 未だ 【まだ】 still, as yet, only, (not) yet, more, (more) still, at least, comparatively, relatively, unfinished, incomplete, not yet done
  • 未だかつて 【いまだかつて】 not until now, never yet
  • 未だ 【まだ】 still, as yet, only, (not) yet, more, (more) still, at least, comparatively, relatively, unfinished, incomplete, not yet done
  • 未だしも 【まだしも】 rather, better
  • 未 【ひつじ】 the Sheep (eighth sign of the Chinese zodiac), the Ram, the Goat, hour of the Sheep (around 2pm, 1-3pm, or 2-4pm), south-southwest, sixth month of the lunar calendar
  • 未草 【ひつじぐさ】 pygmy waterlily (Nymphaea tetragona)
  • 辛未 【かのとひつじ】 Metal Sheep (8th year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1931, 1991, 2051)
  • 乙未 【きのとひつじ】 Wood Sheep (32nd year of the sexagenary cycle, e.g. 1955, 2015, 2075)

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
wei4
Korean:
mi

Spanish

  • aún no
  • todavía
  • hasta ahora

Portuguese

  • já-
  • não ainda
  • até aqui
  • ainda
  • até mesmo agora

French

  • non-
  • encore
  • pas encore
  • jusqu'ici
  • même maintenant
  • signe de la 8ème branche terrestre
  • signe du Mouton (zodiaque)
  • 13 à 15 heures
872 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
617 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
794 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
801 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
179 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
626 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
615 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
210 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
306 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
306 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
583 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1048 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4318 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2185 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2941 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
221 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14419 Morohashi
3506 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2535 New Nelson (John Haig)
216 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
229 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
458 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1464 2001 Kanji
0a5.27 The Kanji Dictionary
4-5-3 SKIP code
5090.0 Four corner code
1-44-4 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
672a Unicode hex code