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

Stroke order

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

11 strokes
Radical:
lack, yawn
Parts:
longing, covetousness, greed, passion, desire, craving
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N3
902 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 欲 【ヨク】 greed, craving, desire, avarice, wants
  • 欲望 【ヨクボウ】 desire, appetite, lust
  • 私欲 【シヨク】 self-interest, selfish desire
  • 勤労意欲 【キンロウイヨク】 will to work

Kun reading compounds

  • 欲する 【ほっする】 to want, to desire
  • 欲しい 【ほしい】 wanted, wished for, in need of, desired, I want (you) to
  • 欲しいだけ 【ほしいだけ】 as much as one wants, as many as one wants, all that one wishes for

Readings

Chinese:
yu4
Korean:
yog

Spanish

  • anhelo
  • ansia
  • deseo
  • querer
  • desear

Portuguese

  • ambicionar
  • cobiça
  • ambição
  • paixão
  • desejo
  • almejar

French

  • désirer
  • convoitise
  • avidité
  • passion
  • besoin
876 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
997 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
987 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
999 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4461 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
535 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
650 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1127 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1179 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1124 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1122 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1867 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
990 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1341 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
800 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16080 Morohashi
1475 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2936 New Nelson (John Haig)
792 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
855 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
936 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2062 2001 Kanji
4j7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-4 SKIP code
8768.2 Four corner code
45-63 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6b32 Unicode hex code