Jisho

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12 strokes
Radical:
silk 糸 (糹)
Parts:
discontinue, sever, cut off, abstain, interrupt, suppress, be beyond, without match, peerless, unparalleled
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
784 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 絶大 【ゼツダイ】 tremendous, immense
  • 絶縁 【ゼツエン】 breaking off relations, disconnection, insulation (esp. electrical), isolation
  • 超絶 【チョウゼツ】 transcendence, excellence, superiority
  • 壮絶 【ソウゼツ】 grand, heroic, sublime, fierce

Kun reading compounds

  • 絶える 【たえる】 to die out, to peter out, to become extinct, to cease, to be stopped, to be discontinued, to be cut off
  • 絶えることなく 【たえることなく】 unceasing, relentless
  • 絶やす 【たやす】 to exterminate, to eradicate, to wipe out, to put an end to, to let (fire) go out, to let die (e.g. flowers), to run out of
  • 断つ 【たつ】 to sever, to cut off, to suppress, to eradicate, to exterminate, to abstain (from), to give up

Readings

Chinese:
jue2
Korean:
jeol

Spanish

  • extinguir
  • eliminar
  • rechazar
  • absoluto
  • lugar escarpado
  • desaparecer
  • extinguirse
  • exterminar
  • erradicar
  • suprimir

Portuguese

  • descontinuar
  • além de
  • romper
  • cortar desligar
  • abster- se
  • interromper
  • suprimir

French

  • cesser
  • au-delà
  • rompre
  • couper
  • s'abstenir
  • interrompre
  • supprimer
828 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
756 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
733 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
743 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
3539 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
630 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
820 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
2148 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
742 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
755 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
734 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1534 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1711 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
917 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1240 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1770 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
49469 Morohashi
1353 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
4490 New Nelson (John Haig)
1754 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1891 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
756 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2756 2001 Kanji
6a6.11 The Kanji Dictionary
1-6-6 SKIP code
2791.7 Four corner code
32-68 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
7d76 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】 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