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

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 大 【ダイ】 the large part of, big, large, great, approximate size, no larger than, -university, large (e.g. serving size), loud (e.g. volume setting)
  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
mountain
Parts:
Variants:
island
Kun:
しま
On:
トウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N2
245 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 島 【トウ】 Island, insula, island, islet
  • 島国 【シマグニ】 island country
  • 千島列島 【チシマレットウ】 Kurile Islands
  • 列島 【レットウ】 archipelago, chain of islands

Kun reading compounds

  • 島 【しま】 island, territory (of a prostitute, organized crime gang, etc.), turf
  • 島国 【しまぐに】 island country
  • 千島 【ちしま】 Kurile Islands
  • 広島 【ひろしま】 Hiroshima (city), atomic bombing of Hiroshima

Readings

Chinese:
dao3
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • isla

Portuguese

  • ilha

French

  • île
292 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
380 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
358 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
173 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
230 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
183 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
489 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1522 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
286 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
286 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
455 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
543 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4103 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2081 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2820 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1967 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8108 Morohashi
3310 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1476 New Nelson (John Haig)
1948 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2098 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
379 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
362 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
852 2001 Kanji
3o7.9 The Kanji Dictionary
3-7-3 SKIP code
4-10-4 SKIP code
2772.7 Four corner code
37-71 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5cf6 Unicode hex code

10 strokes
Radical:
tree
Parts:
Variants:
cherry
Kun:
さくら
On:
オウヨウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N1
1237 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 桜花 【オウカ】 cherry blossom
  • 桜花爛漫 【オウカランマン】 riot of cherry blossoms
  • 観桜 【カンオウ】 cherry blossom viewing

Kun reading compounds

  • 桜 【さくら】 cherry tree, cherry blossom, fake buyer, paid audience, shill, seat filler, hired applauder, horse meat
  • 桜花 【おうか】 cherry blossom
  • 左近の桜 【さこんのさくら】 cherry tree east of the southern stairs of the Hall for State Ceremonies (in Heian Palace)

Readings

Japanese names:
さ、 ろう
Chinese:
ying1
Korean:
aeng

Spanish

  • cerezo
  • flor de cerezo

Portuguese

  • cerejeira

French

  • cerisier du Japon
653 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
1036 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1121 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2256 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1050 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1434 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1373 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
928 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
952 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
968 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1087 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1168 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
632 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
842 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1951 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
14796P Morohashi
931 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2664 New Nelson (John Haig)
1932 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2082 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
708 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1869 2001 Kanji
4a6.15 The Kanji Dictionary
1-4-6 SKIP code
4994.4 Four corner code
4294.4 Four corner code
26-89 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
685c Unicode hex code