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
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
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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On reading compounds

  • 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
Chinese:
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

14 strokes
Radical:
ghost, demon
Parts:
soul, spirit
Kun:
たましいたま
On:
コン
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1748 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 魂 【コン】 Yang energy, spirit
  • 魂胆 【コンタン】 ulterior motive, plot, scheme, complicated circumstances, intricacies
  • 鎮魂 【チンコン】 repose of a soul, ceremony for the repose of a departed soul
  • 入魂 【ニュウコン】 putting one's heart and soul (into), giving one's all, breathing a soul into (e.g. a Buddhist statue), intimacy, familiarity

Kun reading compounds

  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂不死説 【たましいふしせつ】 (theory of) the immortality of the soul
  • 一寸の虫にも五分の魂 【いっすんのむしにもごぶのたましい】 tread on a worm and it will turn, even a tiny bug will defend itself, even the weakest and smallest beings have their own wills, so do not make light of them
  • 魂 【たましい】 soul, spirit
  • 魂送り 【たまおくり】 sending off the spirits of the dead
  • 稲魂 【うかのみたま】 the god of foodstuffs (esp. of rice)
  • 亡き魂 【なきたま】 departed soul, spirit

Readings

Chinese:
hun2
Korean:
hon

Spanish

  • alma
  • espíritu
  • corazón

Portuguese

  • alma
  • espírito

French

  • âme
  • esprit
1280 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1655 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
5278 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1584 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1917 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2488 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1525 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1626 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1754 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1927 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1346 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
729 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
975 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
2040 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
45787 Morohashi
1063 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6835 New Nelson (John Haig)
2021 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2177 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1746 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3057 2001 Kanji
5f9.2 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-10 SKIP code
1671.3 Four corner code
1-26-18 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9b42 Unicode hex code