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
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
34-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5927 Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
child, seed
Parts:
Variants:
study, learning, science
Kun:
まな.ぶ
On:
ガク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 1
JLPT level N5
63 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 学 【ガク】 learning, scholarship, study, erudition, knowledge, education, study of ..., -ology, -ics
  • 学位 【ガクイ】 (academic) degree
  • 短期大学 【タンキダイガク】 junior college, vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution
  • 法医学 【ホウイガク】 forensic medicine, forensic pathology, medical jurisprudence, legal medicine

Kun reading compounds

  • 学ぶ 【まなぶ】 to study (in depth), to learn, to take lessons in

Readings

Japanese names:
たか、 のり
Chinese:
xue2
Korean:
hag

Spanish

  • estudio
  • aprendizaje
  • ciencia
  • estudiar

Portuguese

  • estudo
  • aprendizagem
  • ciência

French

  • étudier
  • apprendre
  • science
57 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
45 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
10 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
33 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1271 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
66 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
44 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
719 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.9 Japanese for Busy People
109 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
109 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
50 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
460 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3162 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1625 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2211 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
330 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6974 Morohashi
2555 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1294 New Nelson (John Haig)
324 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
346 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
15 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
71 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
947 2001 Kanji
3n4.2 The Kanji Dictionary
2-5-3 SKIP code
2-3-4 SKIP code
2-5-2 SKIP code
2-3-5 SKIP code
3240.7 Four corner code
9040.7 Four corner code
19-56 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5b66 Unicode hex code

7 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
separate, branch off, diverge, fork, another, extra, specially
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
214 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 別 【ベツ】 distinction, difference, discrimination, separate, different, another, extra, exception, exclusion, classified by, ranked by, according to
  • 別院 【ベツイン】 branch temple
  • 無差別 【ムサベツ】 indiscrimination, without discrimination, indiscriminate
  • 告別 【コクベツ】 farewell, leave-taking

Kun reading compounds

  • 別れる 【わかれる】 to part (usu. of people), to part from, to part with, to be apart from, to separate (of a couple), to break up, to divorce, to lose (e.g. one's mother), to be bereaved
  • 分ける 【わける】 to divide (into), to split (into), to part, to separate, to divide up, to classify, to sort out, to divide out, to share, to distribute, to deal out, to dish out, to distinguish, to discriminate, to differentiate (between), to break up (a fight), to mediate, to call a draw, to tie, to push one's way through (a crowd), to sell

Readings

Japanese names:
べっ
Chinese:
bie2
Korean:
byeol

Spanish

  • separar
  • aparte
  • distinto
  • dividirse

Portuguese

  • separar
  • ramo desligado
  • divergir
  • garfo
  • outro
  • extra
  • especialmente

French

  • séparer
  • spécialement
  • diverger
  • extra
  • un autre
508 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
607 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
579 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
255 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
674 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
288 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
127 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
435 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
267 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
267 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
397 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
188 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1434 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
760 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1032 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
91 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
1924 Morohashi
1117 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
467 New Nelson (John Haig)
90 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
94 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
227 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
490 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3743 2001 Kanji
2f5.3 The Kanji Dictionary
1-5-2 SKIP code
6220.0 Four corner code
42-44 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5225 Unicode hex code

11 strokes
Radical:
say
Parts:
Variants:
office, official, comrade, fellow
On:
ソウゾウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1998 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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  • 曹灰硼石 【ソウカイホウセキ】 ulexite
  • 曹魏 【ソウギ】 Cao Wei, Wei, kingdom in China during the Three Kingdoms period (220-266)
  • 法曹 【ホウソウ】 legal profession, lawyer
  • 海曹 【カイソウ】 petty officer (navy)
  • 曹司 【ゾウシ】 palace room for government officials or ladies in waiting, room inside a palace or private estate allocated to employees, person living in such a room, boarding house for trainee administrators (Ritsuryo period)

Readings

Chinese:
cao2
Korean:
jo

Spanish

  • cadete
  • amigo

Portuguese

  • caçula
  • amigo

French

  • élève officier
  • sous-officier
  • ami
  • fils de bonne famille
1520 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
2030 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2134 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1413 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1479 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1929 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
2114 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1933 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
999 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3414 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1759 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2394 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1181 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14297 Morohashi
2746 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2477 New Nelson (John Haig)
1173 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1257 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1448 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1978 2001 Kanji
4c7.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-7-4 SKIP code
5560.6 Four corner code
33-66 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
66f9 Unicode hex code