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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
Radical
大 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. large, big
Readings
Kun'yomi: おお、おお.きい、おお.いに。(Jouyou Reading)
もと、まさる、ひろし、はじめ、とも、たかし、おう、わ、うふ、-おお.いに、おお-。
On'yomi: ダイ、ダ。(Go-on Reading)
タイ、タ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 大

Dictionary Entries for 大

oo
prefix
  1. big; large
dai
prefix
  1. the large part of
  2. big; large; great
  3. approximate size; no larger than
  4. -university
  5. large (e.g. serving size); loud (e.g. volume setting)
ooki
prefix
  1. great; grand; large
  2. greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
  3. a great deal; very much
ooi
prefix
  1. greater (of equal court ranks); upper; senior
  2. a great deal; very much

Stroke Order Diagrams for 大

Construction of Character for 大

Origin and construction of 大
  1. 象形。人が手足を広げ立った様子。

Kanji related to 大

  • 姿

Meanings in Other Languages for 大

French
  1. grand
Portuguese
  1. grande, enorme
Spanish
  1. grande, muy, mucho

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