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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 大 (dai)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 大 (dai)

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MEANING:

large, big

HOW TO READ:

On: dai, tai
Kun: oo-, oo.kii, -oo.ini

HOW TO REMEMBER:

That is one (一) large man (人).

WORDS:

偉大 (idai): greatness
大柄 (oogara): large build
大物 (oomono): important person
大変 (taihen): very, greatly
大事 (daiji): important, valuable
重大 (juudai): serious, important
広大 (koudai): huge, very large
大切 (taisetsu): important, necessary
大量 (tairyou): large quantity
大胆 (daitan): bold, daring
多大 (tadai): heavy, much
絶大 (zetsudai): tremendous, immense
莫大 (bakudai): enormous, vast
大使 (taishi): ambassador
寛大 (kandai): tolerance, liberality
大方 (ookata): perhaps, majority
大型 (oogata): large, large scale
肥大 (hidai): swell, enlarge
大枚 (taimai): large sum (of money)
大家 (ooya): landlord, landlady
大臣 (daijin): cabinet minister
大勢 (oozei): many, crowd
最大 (saidai): biggest, greatest
大きな (ookina): big, large, great
大げさ (oogesa): exaggerated
大した (taishita): great, significant
大ぼら (oobora): big lie, whopper
大きい (ookii): big, large, great
大いに (ooini): much, greatly
大ばか (oobaka): utter fool
大好き (daisuki): very likeable
大騒ぎ (oosawagi): clamor, uproar
大通り (oodoori): main street
大急ぎ (ooisogi): urgent, pressing
大喜び (ooyorokobi): great joy
大使館 (taishikan): embassy
大成功 (daiseikou): huge success
大統領 (daitouryou): president
大丈夫 (daijoubu): safe, all right, okay
大富豪 (daifugou): multi-millionaire
大僧正 (daisoujou): high priest
大金持ち (ookanemochi): very rich person


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

彼女は現在すでに大金持ちだよ。
kanojo wa genzai sude ni ookanemochi da yo.
She is a rich woman already.

二人には、大変なショックだった。
futari ni wa, tainen na shokku datta.
It was a terrible shock to them.

何も大騒ぎすることはないのだ。
nanimo oosawagi suru koto wa nai no da.
You’re making a fuss over nothing.

山田は大きな安楽椅子に腰をおろした。
yamada wa ookina anraku isu ni koshi o oroshita.
Yamada sat down in a big armchair.

大切な書類は、いつでも、あれに入れていたんだね?
taisetsu na shorui wa, itsu demo, are ni irete itan da ne.
Did you always keep important documents there?

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