Jisho

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12 strokes (also 11)
Radical:
walk 辵 (辶, ⻌, ⻍)
Parts:
overdo, exceed, go beyond, error
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 5
JLPT level N3
285 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 過 【カ】 surplus- (attaches to start of Sino-Japanese words), excess-, over-, per- (chemical with more of a certain element than found in other compounds of the same constituents)
  • 過激 【カゲキ】 extreme, radical
  • 看過 【カンカ】 overlooking, turning a blind eye
  • 輸出超過 【ユシュツチョウカ】 excess of exports

Kun reading compounds

  • 過ぎる 【すぎる】 to pass through, to pass by, to go beyond, to pass (i.e. of time), to elapse, to have expired, to have ended, to be over, to exceed, to surpass, to be above, to be no more than ..., to be excessive, to be too much, to be too ...
  • 過ごす 【すごす】 to pass (time), to spend, to overdo (esp. of one's alcohol consumption), to drink (alcohol), to take care of, to support, to overdo, to do too much, to ... without acting on it
  • 過ち 【あやまち】 fault, error, indiscretion, faux pas
  • 過ちて改めざるこれを過ちという 【あやまちてあらためざるこれをあやまちという】 to err and not change one's ways, this is what it is to err
  • 過つ 【あやまつ】 to err
  • 過ぎる 【よぎる】 to go by, to cross, to pass by, to float across
  • 過ぎる 【よぎる】 to go by, to cross, to pass by, to float across

Readings

Chinese:
guo4, guo1
Korean:
gwa

Spanish

  • pasar
  • extralimitarse
  • exceder
  • fallo
  • error
  • traspasar
  • fallar

Portuguese

  • sobrepujar
  • exceder
  • ir além de
  • erro

French

  • passer
  • dépasser
  • excéder
  • erreur
562 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
659 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
629 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
399 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4723 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
368 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
963 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1804 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
413 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
419 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
284 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
705 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
3891 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2003 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
2704 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1302 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39002P Morohashi
3137 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6090 New Nelson (John Haig)
1293 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1389 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
230 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
750 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3649 2001 Kanji
2q9.18 The Kanji Dictionary
3-3-9 SKIP code
3730.2 Four corner code
18-65 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
904e 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