Jisho

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11 strokes (also 10)
Radical:
town (阝 right) 邑 (阝)
Parts:
metropolis, capital, all, everything
Kun:
みやこ
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
123 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 都 【ト】 metropolitan, municipal
  • 都営 【トエイ】 (under) metropolitan government management
  • 遷都 【セント】 relocation of the capital, transfer of the capital
  • 東都 【トウト】 the Eastern Capital (now Tokyo), Yedo, Edo
  • 都度 【ツド】 each (every) time, whenever
  • 都合 【ツゴウ】 circumstances, condition, convenience, to arrange, to manage, to lend money, to raise money, in all, in total, all told

Kun reading compounds

  • 都 【みやこ】 capital, metropolis, seat of government, capital (of music, fashion, etc.), city (e.g. of light), location of the Imperial Palace
  • 都入り 【みやこいり】 arriving in the capital
  • 森の都 【もりのみやこ】 tree-clad town
  • 住めば都 【すめばみやこ】 you can get used to living anywhere, home is where you make it, wherever I lay my hat is home

Readings

Japanese names:
くに、 ず、 ち、 づめ、 みや
Chinese:
du1, dou1
Korean:
do

Spanish

  • metrópoli
  • capital

Portuguese

  • metropole
  • capital

French

  • métropole
  • capitale
287 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
376 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
355 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
92 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4769 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
173 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
265 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1419 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
2.12 Japanese for Busy People
188 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
188 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
338 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
761 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
2120 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1106 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1505 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1863 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
39497P Morohashi
1686 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
6148 New Nelson (John Haig)
1846 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1989 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
384 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1444 2001 Kanji
2d8.13 The Kanji Dictionary
1-8-3 SKIP code
1-8-2 SKIP code
4762.7 Four corner code
37-52 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
90fd 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

13 strokes
Radical:
foot 足 (⻊)
Parts:
Variants:
path, route, road, distance
Kun:
-じみち
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 3
JLPT level N3
529 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 路上 【ロジョウ】 (on the) road, (on the) way, (in the) street
  • 路地 【ロジ】 alley, alleyway, lane, bare earth (i.e. ground not covered by a roof), open field, outdoors (non-greenhouse cultivation of crops), teahouse garden, path through a gate (or through a garden, etc.)
  • 活路 【カツロ】 means of survival, means of escape, way out of a difficulty
  • 岐路 【キロ】 forked road, crossroads
  • 路加 【ルカ】 St Luke
  • 舎路 【シアトル】 Seattle

Kun reading compounds

  • 道 【みち】 road, path, street, lane, passage, route, way, distance, journey, road (e.g. to victory), course, way (of living, proper conduct, etc.), moral principles, teachings (esp. Confucian or Buddhist), dogma, field (e.g. of medicine), subject, speciality, means, way, method
  • 道教え 【みちおしえ】 tiger beetle (esp. the Japanese tiger beetle, Cicindela japonica)
  • 長路 【ながみち】 long road, far journey
  • 脇道 【わきみち】 side road, byroad, digression (e.g. from argument)

Readings

Chinese:
lu4
Korean:
ro

Spanish

  • camino
  • ruta
  • carretera

Portuguese

  • caminho
  • rota
  • estrada
  • distância

French

  • chemin
  • route
  • distance
540 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
439 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
415 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
367 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
4561 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
677 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
935 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1925 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
151 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
151 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
533 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
1764 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
1936 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1031 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1394 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1290 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
37524 Morohashi
1533 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
5876 New Nelson (John Haig)
1282 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1376 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
425 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
3777 2001 Kanji
7d6.5 The Kanji Dictionary
1-7-6 SKIP code
6716.4 Four corner code
47-9 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
8def Unicode hex code