Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
water 水 (氵, 氺)
Parts:
广
transit, ford, ferry, cross, import, deliver, diameter, migrate
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
446 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

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On reading compounds

  • 渡来 【トライ】 visit (from abroad), introduction (from abroad), importation
  • 渡米 【トベイ】 going to the United States
  • 一寸 【チョット】 a little, a bit, slightly, just a minute, for a moment, briefly, somewhat, rather, fairly, pretty, quite, (not) easily, (not) readily, hey!, come on, excuse me, thanks, but no, not feasible, not possible
  • 譲渡 【ジョウト】 transfer, assignment, conveyance

Kun reading compounds

  • 渡る 【わたる】 to cross over, to go across, to extend, to cover, to range, to span
  • 渡る世間に鬼はない 【わたるせけんにおにはない】 all people aren't evil, don't distrust everyone, there is kindness to be found everywhere
  • 渡す 【わたす】 to ferry across (e.g. a river), to carry across, to traverse, to lay across, to build across, to hand over, to hand in, to pass, to give, to transfer

Readings

Japanese names:
お、 たり、 わたな、 わたら、 わたり
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
du4
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • vadear
  • cruzar
  • pasar
  • emigrar
  • entregar

Portuguese

  • transito
  • vau
  • balsa
  • cruzar
  • importar
  • entregar
  • diâmetro
  • emigrar

French

  • transit
  • gué
  • bac
  • traversée
  • import
  • livrer
  • diamètre
  • migrer
1636 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
615 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
2635 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
897 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
695 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1586 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.14 Japanese for Busy People
378 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
379 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
205 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1225 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
746 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
445 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
560 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1203 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
17765 Morohashi
611 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
3247 New Nelson (John Haig)
1195 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1279 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1561 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
367 2001 Kanji
3a9.35 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
1-3-8 SKIP code
3014.7 Four corner code
1-37-47 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
6e21 Unicode hex code

18 strokes (also 25 and 24)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
Variants:

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Readings

Japanese names:
なべ
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
bian1
Korean:
byeon

Spanish

Portuguese

French

4057 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
39214 Morohashi
6116 New Nelson (John Haig)
2q2.1 The Kanji Dictionary
3-4-14 SKIP code
3630.6 Four corner code
1-78-21 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
9089 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

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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)
  • 大学 【ダイガク】 university, college, former imperial university of Japan (established under the ritsuryō system for the training of government administrators), the Great Learning (one of the Four Books)
  • 拡大 【カクダイ】 expansion, extension, magnification, enlargement, escalation, spread
  • 増大 【ゾウダイ】 enlargement, increase
  • 大 【タイ】 nth year in the Taishō era (1912.7.30-1926.12.25)
  • 大使館 【タイシカン】 embassy
  • 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

10 strokes
Radical:
knife, sword 刀 (刂)
Parts:
sturdy, strength
On:
ゴウ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N1
1576 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 剛 【ゴウ】 strong, hard, manly
  • 強情 【ゴウジョウ】 obstinate, stubborn, headstrong
  • 強豪 【キョウゴウ】 overwhelming strength, extremely strong person, powerhouse, very strong player, very strong team
  • 金剛 【コンゴウ】 vajra (indestructible substance), diamond, adamantine, thunderbolt, Indra's weapon, Buddhist symbol of the indestructible truth

Readings

Japanese names:
かた、 こう、 ご、 たか、 たけ、 たけし、 つよ、 つよし、 ひさ、 まさ、 よし
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
gang1
Korean:
gang

Spanish

  • fuerte
  • robusto
  • inflexible
  • rígido

Portuguese

  • robusto
  • vigor

French

  • fermeté
  • vigoureux
  • force
1270 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1854 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
114 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
1434 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
1094 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1429 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
1610 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1717 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
1613 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
199 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2107 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1097 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1495 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1983 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
2042 Morohashi
1673 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
497 New Nelson (John Haig)
1964 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
2115 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
1311 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3643 2001 Kanji
2f8.7 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-2 SKIP code
7220.0 Four corner code
1-25-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
525b Unicode hex code