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
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:
shell
Parts:
poverty, poor
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
1211 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 貧 【ヒン】 poverty, becoming poor, living in poverty
  • 貧血 【ヒンケツ】 anemia, anaemia
  • 清貧 【セイヒン】 honourable poverty, honorable poverty
  • 極貧 【ゴクヒン】 destitution
  • 貧 【ヒン】 poverty, becoming poor, living in poverty
  • 貧乏 【ビンボウ】 poverty-stricken, destitute, poor, penurious

Kun reading compounds

  • 貧しい 【まずしい】 poor, needy, lacking (quantity and quality-wise), poor, scanty, skimpy, slight, inadequate
  • 貧しい家 【まずしいいえ】 poor family

Readings

Chinese:
pin2
Korean:
bin

Spanish

  • pobreza
  • pobre
  • escaso

Portuguese

  • pobreza
  • pobre

French

  • pauvre
  • pauvreté
705 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
798 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
777 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1282 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
600 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
836 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
920 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1498 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
753 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
766 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
859 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1727 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2631 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1344 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1822 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
789 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
36677 Morohashi
2123 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5782 New Nelson (John Haig)
782 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
845 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
745 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2061 2001 Kanji
2o9.5 The Kanji Dictionary
2-2-9 SKIP code
2-4-7 SKIP code
8080.6 Four corner code
41-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8ca7 Unicode hex code

5 strokes
Radical:
clan
Parts:
people, nation, subjects
Kun:
たみ
On:
ミン
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 4
JLPT level N3
28 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

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On reading compounds

  • 民 【ミン】 citizen, resident, person, user (of a website, esp. as a collective, e.g. Twittersphere)
  • 民意 【ミンイ】 popular will, will of the people
  • 自民 【ジミン】 Liberal Democratic Party, LDP
  • 公民 【コウミン】 citizen, freemen

Kun reading compounds

  • 民 【たみ】 people, citizens, subjects, folk
  • 民草 【たみくさ】 people, populace
  • 流浪の民 【るろうのたみ】 wandering people, nomadic tribe
  • 神の民 【かみのたみ】 People of God (i.e. the Israelites), the Chosen People, People of God (i.e. Christians)

Readings

Japanese names:
ひと、 み
Chinese:
min2
Korean:
min

Spanish

  • gente
  • pueblo

Portuguese

  • pessoas
  • nação
  • assuntos

French

  • peuple
  • nation
  • citoyen
518 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
619 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
590 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
70 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
25 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
246 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
206 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
333 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
177 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
177 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
536 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1149 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3770 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1922 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2614 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1851 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17028 Morohashi
3036 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3021 New Nelson (John Haig)
1834 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1976 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
30 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
459 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3756 2001 Kanji
0a5.23 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-2 SKIP code
4-5-1 SKIP code
7774.7 Four corner code
44-17 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6c11 Unicode hex code