Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 大

large, big

Onyomi

ダイ、 タイ
dai, tai

Kunyomi

おお(きい)
oo(kii)

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ダイ、 タイ / おお(きい) 】

Meaning: large, big.

7 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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How to write 大 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 3

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

あなたのことがだいすきだ。
anata no koto ga daisuki da.
I love you! (or like you a lot)
Example #2

このハンバーガーはおおきいですね。
kono hanbaagaa wa ookii desune.
This hamburger is huge.
Example #3

らいしゅうあめりかのたいしかんにいきます。
raishuu amerika no taishikan ni ikimasu.
I'm going to the American embassy next week.
Example #4

そこにはおおぜいのひとびとがいる。
soko ni wa oozei no hitobito ga iru.
There are a bunch of people over there.
Example #5

てんきはだいじょうぶだった?
tenki wa daijoubu datta?
Was the weather OK?
Example #6

わたしにとってかぞくがいちばんたいせつです。
watashi ni totte kazoku ga ichiban taisetsu desu.
To me, family is the most precious thing.
Example #7

こどもはいつかおとなになる。
kodomo wa itsuka otona ni naru.
Children grow up someday.
Example #8

もうすこしおおきなこえではなしてください。
mou sukoshi ookina koe de hanashite kudasai.
Please speak slightly louder.
Example #9

かれはじんせいのたいはんをがいこくですごした。
kare wa jinsei no taihan wo gaikoku de sugoshita.
He spent the majority of his life abroad.
Example #10

このいえにはだいぶかねがかかりました。
kono ie ni wa daibu kane ga kakarimashita.
This house cost a considerable amount of money to build.
Example #11

メンバーのだいぶぶんはじょせいだ。
menbaa no daibubun wa josei da.
The majority of the members are women.

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