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On 'yomi:
ダイ(dai) タイ(tai)
Kun 'yomi:
おお-() おお.きい(oo.kii) -おお.いに(oo.ini)
Nanori:
うふ(ufu)(o) おう(ou)(ta) たかし(takashi) とも(tomo) はじめ(hajime) ひろ(hiro) ひろし(hiroshi) まさ(masa) まさる(masaru) もと(moto)(wa)
Strokes:3
Radical: (37)
Usage Rating:7
JLPT:N5
old JLPT:4
Grade:1
Unicode:05927
jis208:34-71
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大 Usage examples

経済(けいざいたいこく)economic power
叩き(たたきだいく)clumsy carpenter
前立腺肥(ぜんりつせんひだいしょう)enlargement of the prostate
(ろうたいこく)great and ancient nation
(ろうたいか)venerable authority, elderly master
猫額(びょうがくだい)tiny
向こう(おおむこう)
向う(おおむこう)
audience (at a theatre), the masses, the general public
商い(おおあきない)heavy turnover (trading)
字片山(おおあざかたやま)name of a town section
雨注意報(おおあめちゅういほう)storm warning
いに喜ぶ(おおいによろこぶ)to be highly pleased
(だいかま)scythe
食らい(おおぐらい)glutton
声を出す(おおごえをだす)to shout
(おおだな)large store
(おおなべ)cauldron
(おおはやぶさ)gerfalcon
宮人(おおみやびと)courtier
御代(おおみよ)glorious reign of the Emperor
揺れ(おおゆれ)turbulence, severe quake
(かくだいがく)all universities, each university
窮措(きゅうそだい)poor student (scholar)
な額(きょだいながく)colossal amount
空軍(くうぐんたいい)air force captain
径のきい(けいのおおきい)of large diameter
(こうだい)technical college
先の総理(さきのそうりだいじん)former prime minister
真宗谷派(しんしゅうおおたには)Otani sect of Shinshu
に趣く(せいだいにおもむく)to grow in prosperity
統領(ぜんだいとうりょう)former president
(たいけい)you (in ref. to male of greater age or status)
(たいこう)taiko, title for a regent, later for the grand chancellor, also for the father of an Imperial adviser (advisor) who passed the role to his son
(たいごく)roundup, wholesale arrest
使館付き武官(たいしかんづきぶかん)military officer attached to embassy
使級会談(たいしきゅうかいだん)ambassador-level conference
衆に阿る(たいしゅうにおもねる)to sell out to the masses
正琴(たいしょうごと)Nagoya harp, Taisho koto, Japanese harp with two to five strings
正の代(たいしょうのよ)Taisho era
(たいそう)Imperial mourning
砲三門(たいほうさんもん)three cannons
枚の金(たいまいのかね)large sum of money
歓迎(だいかんげい)warm welcome
学へ進む(だいがくへすすむ)to go to university
学出の人(だいがくでのひと)university graduate
学に受かる(だいがくにうかる)to be accepted by a university
学寮(だいがくりょう)former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators)
学を出る(だいがくをでる)to graduate from a university
極殿(だいごくでん)Council Hall in the Imperial Palace
西郷(だいさいごう)the Great Saigo
事に至る(だいじにいたる)to develop into a serious incident
(たいじゅ)great scholar, person of great erudition
祖父(おおおおじ)great-grandfather
納言(だいなごん)large-grained variety of adzuki bean, chief councilor of state
ブリテン島(だいブリテンとう)Great Britain
ブリテン(だいブリテン)Great Britain
駐日使(ちゅうにちたいし)ambassador to Japan
(ちょうおおがた)extra-large