Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
thumb, inch
Parts:
revered, valuable, precious, noble, exalted
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 6
JLPT level N2
1181 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 尊 【ソン】 zun (ancient Chinese wine vessel, usu. made of bronze), honorific prefix referring to the listener, counter for buddhas
  • 尊敬 【ソンケイ】 respect, esteem, reverence, honour, honor
  • 自尊 【ジソン】 self-respect, esteem, self-importance, pride
  • 至尊 【シソン】 extreme reverence, deeply revered person, the Emperor

Kun reading compounds

  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 尊い 【とうとい】 precious, valuable, priceless, noble, exalted, sacred
  • 尊い油 【たっといあぶら】 anointing oil
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect
  • 貴ぶ 【とうとぶ】 to value, to prize, to esteem, to respect

Readings

Japanese names:
さだ、 たか、 たけ、 みこと
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zun1
Korean:
jon, jun

Spanish

  • aprecio
  • valor
  • estima
  • respeto
  • reverencia
  • apreciar
  • valorar
  • estimar
  • respetar
  • reverenciar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • precioso
  • valioso
  • nobre
  • exaltado

French

  • révérer
  • précieux
  • noble
  • haut placé
838 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
939 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
927 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1220 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
607 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
856 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
480 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1797 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
704 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
479 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
509 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2920 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1500 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2029 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1451 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
7445X Morohashi
2324 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1386 New Nelson (John Haig)
1439 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1547 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
952 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
948 2001 Kanji
2o10.3 The Kanji Dictionary
2-3-9 SKIP code
2-9-3 SKIP code
8034.6 Four corner code
1-34-26 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5c0a Unicode hex code

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】 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