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English: plump thick big around On-Yomi: タイ タ Kun-Yomi: ふと.い ふと.る おお たか ひろ
Bushu (Radical) Info: 大 (だい) – big
Henshall Mnemonic: fat is a bit more than just big
Levels: JLPT N3 | JLPT 3 (old) | Grade 2 Frequency: #552 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji: Click any individual kanji to view a similar information sheet for it. Click [K] to look up the word's individual character(s) at WWWJDIC. Click [D] to look up the word at WWWJDIC (definition is the same but other useful features exist).
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JLPT N5 Words 太い [ふとい] (adj) fat; thick [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] JLPT N4 Words 太る [ふとる] (v5r) to grow fat (stout, plump); to become fat [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] JLPT N3 Words JLPT N2 Words 太 鼓 [たいこ] (n) drum; tambourine [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT 皇 太 后 [こうたいこう] (n) Queen Mother; Empress Dowager [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 皇 太 子 [こうたいし] (n) crown prince [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 皇 太 子 妃 [こうたいしひ] (n) crown princess [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 丸 太 [まるた] (n) log [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太っ 腹 [ふとっぱら] (adj-na,adj-no,n) generous; magnanimous [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太り 肉 [ふとりじし] (n) corpulent; fat; chubby [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 古 [たいこ] (n-adv,n) ancient times [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 子 [たいし] (n) Crown Prince [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 字 [ふとじ] (n) boldface; bold-type; thick characters [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 義 太 夫 [ぎだゆう] (n) gidayuu (form of ballad drama) [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 刀 [たち] (n) long sword [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 平 洋 [たいへいよう] Pacific Ocean [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 平 洋 戦 争 [たいへいようせんそう] (n) the Pacific War [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 陽 系 [たいようけい] (n) solar system [ K] [ D] [ Jisho] 太 陽 電 池 [たいようでんち] solar battery [ K] [ D] [ Jisho]