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ㄉㄚ ˋ

big

大 is a 3 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as in the fourth tone, however it can also be pronounced as dài.

It is made up of the components (person) and (one).

  • ㄉㄚ ˋ

    big

    • ㄖㄣ ˊ

      rén

      person

    • one

14 stories have been written about this character — see all
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A man making himself look big by opening his arms.
by csantry

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A man stretching his arms to show his power.
by tshaver64

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looks like a person showing how big something is
by dyoung

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A person standing in a room trying to take up as much space as possible.
by asala2018

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A bigger part of a normal person, ren.
by aramachandran2

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Pronunciation

We found 2 pronunciations for 大

dài

Definitions for 大 pronounced as dà

  • big
  • huge
  • large
  • major
  • great
  • wide
  • deep
  • older (than)
  • oldest
  • eldest
  • greatly
  • very much
  • (dialect) father
  • father's elder or younger brother

Definitions for 大 pronounced as dài

  • see 大夫[dai4 fu5]

Vocabulary

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Collections

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Lesson 4

by bensmithperez 47 characters

Lesson 2

by bensmithperez 28 characters

HSK 1

by cegomez 178 characters

Grasshopper

by Melidara 126 characters

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