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】 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

4 strokes
Radical:
fur, hair
Parts:
fur, hair, feather, down
Kun:
On:
モウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N2
1179 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 毛 【モウ】 one-thousandth, 0.03 mm (one-thousandth of a sun), 0.01 percent (one-thousandth of a wari), 3.75 milligrams (one-thousandth of a monme), old monetary unit (0.0001 yen)
  • 毛皮 【ケガワ】 fur, skin, pelt, kanji "fur" radical
  • 不毛 【フモウ】 barren, sterile, infertile, unproductive (e.g. discussion), fruitless
  • 再生毛 【サイセイモウ】 recycled wool, reclaimed wool

Kun reading compounds

  • 毛 【け】 hair, fur, wool, down, plumage, feathers
  • 毛皮 【けがわ】 fur, skin, pelt, kanji "fur" radical
  • お毛々 【おけけ】 pubic hair
  • 猫っ毛 【ねこっけ】 fine, soft hair

Readings

Japanese names:
めん、 も
Chinese:
mao2
Korean:
mo

Spanish

  • pelaje
  • vello
  • pluma
  • cultivo
  • producción

Portuguese

  • peles
  • cabelo
  • pena
  • abaixo

French

  • pilosité
  • pelage
  • cheveux
  • plumage
  • duvet
142 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
230 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
210 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
521 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2473 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
125 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
661 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
117 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
287 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
287 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
490 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1147 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
4264 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2152 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2904 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1932 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
16772 Morohashi
3453 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3013 New Nelson (John Haig)
1913 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2062 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
103 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2256 2001 Kanji
0a4.33 The Kanji Dictionary
4-4-3 SKIP code
4-4-4 SKIP code
2-1-3 SKIP code
2071.4 Four corner code
44-51 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6bdb Unicode hex code

14 strokes
Radical:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 仙蓼 【センリョウ】 Chloranthus glaber
  • 木天蓼 【マタタビ】 silver vine (Actinidia polygama), cat powder

Kun reading compounds

  • 蓼 【たで】 knotweed (Polygonaceae), jointweed, smartweed, water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)
  • 蓼藍 【たであい】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye)
  • 藍蓼 【あいたで】 dyer's knotweed (Persicaria tinctoria, used to produce indigo dye)
  • 柳蓼 【やなぎたで】 water pepper (Persicaria hydropiper)

Readings

Chinese:
liao3
Korean:
ryo

Spanish

Portuguese

French

2229 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
31744X Morohashi
5166 New Nelson (John Haig)
3k11.10 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-11 SKIP code
2-4-12 SKIP code
4420.2 Four corner code
72-90 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
84fc Unicode hex code