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
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
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:
grass 艸 (艹)
Parts:
Variants:
England, English, hero, outstanding, calyx
Kun:
はなぶさ
On:
エイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N4
430 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 英 【エイ】 United Kingdom, Britain, English (language)
  • 英語 【エイゴ】 English (language)
  • 育英 【イクエイ】 education of gifted young people, providing financial support to gifted students, education
  • 和英 【ワエイ】 Japanese-English, Japanese-English dictionary

Kun reading compounds

  • 花房 【はなぶさ】 calyx, corolla

Readings

Japanese names:
あ、 あい、 え、 すぐる、 はな、 ひ、 ひで、 よし、 ら
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
ying1
Korean:
yeong

Spanish

  • Inglaterra
  • excelente

Portuguese

  • Inglaterra
  • Inglês

French

  • Angleterre
  • anglais
  • fleur éclose
  • brillant
353 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
449 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
426 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
449 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3927 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
377 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
244 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
693 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.19 Japanese for Busy People
353 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
354 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
155 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
644 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2782 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1427 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1925 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1757 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
30808P Morohashi
2238 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5008 New Nelson (John Haig)
1741 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1878 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
361 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
495 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1963 2001 Kanji
3k5.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-5 SKIP code
4453.0 Four corner code
1-17-49 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
82f1 Unicode hex code

9 strokes
Radical:
turban, scarf
Parts:
sovereign, the emperor, god, creator
Kun:
みかど
On:
テイ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1276 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 帝国 【テイコク】 empire, imperial
  • 帝京 【テイキョウ】 the capital
  • 女帝 【ジョテイ】 empress
  • 大帝 【タイテイ】 great emperor, ... the Great

Kun reading compounds

  • 帝 【みかど】 emperor (of Japan), mikado, (the gates of an) imperial residence
  • 帝揚羽 【みかどあげは】 common jay (species of swallowtail butterfly, Graphium doson)
  • 時の帝 【ときのみかど】 emperor of the time

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
di4
Korean:
je

Spanish

  • soberano
  • emperador

Portuguese

  • soberano
  • o imperador
  • Deus
  • criador

French

  • souverain
  • empereur
  • dieu
  • créateur
1616 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1024 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
305 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
906 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1250 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
971 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1179 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1237 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1066 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
561 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2573 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1315 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1786 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
442 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
8865 Morohashi
2073 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1560 New Nelson (John Haig)
435 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
466 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1250 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
444 2001 Kanji
2j7.1 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-7 SKIP code
2-6-3 SKIP code
0022.7 Four corner code
1-36-75 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5e1d Unicode hex code

8 strokes
Radical:
enclosure
Parts:
Variants:
country
Kun:
くに
On:
コク
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N5
3 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 国益 【コクエキ】 national interest
  • 国営 【コクエイ】 government management, state management
  • 最恵国 【サイケイコク】 most favored nation, most favoured nation, MFN
  • 異国 【イコク】 foreign country

Kun reading compounds

  • 国 【くに】 country, state, region, national government, central government, home (i.e. hometown, home country), province (of Japan), land, earth
  • 国人 【こくじん】 indigenous person, inhabitant of a country, local, native, local lords and samurai, daimyo who did not leave his domains to meet the shogun in Kyoto (during the Muromachi period)
  • お国 【おくに】 your native country, your hometown, my home country (i.e. Japan), countryside, country, daimyo's territory (Edo period)
  • 現国 【うつしくに】 world of mankind, this world

Readings

Japanese names:
くな、 こ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
guo2
Korean:
gug

Spanish

  • país

Portuguese

  • País
  • terra
  • nação

French

  • pays
79 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
136 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
123 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
8 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1037 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
111 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
36 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
745 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.11 Japanese for Busy People
40 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
40 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
344 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3831 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1964 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2659 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
588 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
4752 Morohashi
3087 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
950 New Nelson (John Haig)
581 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
624 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
4 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
158 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3172 2001 Kanji
3s5.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-5 SKIP code
6010.3 Four corner code
1-25-81 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
56fd Unicode hex code