大 / Japanese Kanji Meanings & Readings

What does 大 mean?

Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.

How to read 大?

Kunyomi... おお/o,おおきい/oki,おおいに/oini

Onyomi... ダイ/dai,タイ/tai,タ/ta, ダ/da

jinmeikun... o, oki, ta, takashi, takeshi, tomo, naga, hajime, haru, hiro, hiroshi, futo, masa, masaru, moto, yuki, yutaka,

* There are two typical ways of reading kanji, kun-yomi and on-yomi. In addition, there is a reading system called "jinmei kun" which is used only for names.

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大 / related names

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Name:
hinata
Katakana:
ヒナタ

Kanji:
陽大
Meaning:
  • Sun. Sunlight. The side where the sun shines. Warm. Bright. Whenever. Active and proactive. The positive pole of electricity and magnetism.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
yamato
Katakana:
ヤマト

Kanji:
大和
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Harmony. Peaceful. Tranquility. To soothe. To be quiet. To get along. Combine. To mix. To blend. Combine. To match. To set in order. To set the tone. A moderate appearance. Calm sea. Yamato. Japan.
Name:
sota
Katakana:
ソウタ

Kanji:
蒼大
Meaning:
  • Blue color. Blue color of grass. The grass and trees grow thick. To become old. To be in a panic. To be pale and lifeless.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
hiroto
Katakana:
ヒロト

Kanji:
大翔
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
Name:
kota
Katakana:
コウタ

Kanji:
航大
Meaning:
  • To sail. To sail on water with a ship. To go through the air with an airplane.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
daichi
Katakana:
ダイチ

Kanji:
大智
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Smart. Wisdom. To understand things.
Name:
taisei
Katakana:
タイセイ

Kanji:
大晴
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Sunny. A blue sky with no clouds in the sky. Rain or snow will stop. To be free of worries and anxieties.
Name:
taiga
Katakana:
タイガ

Kanji:
大雅
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Elegant. Correct. Always. A word of respect for others.
Name:
daiki
Katakana:
ダイキ

Kanji:
大輝
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Shining. Glittering. Brilliant. Splendid.
Name:
minato
Katakana:
ミナト

Kanji:
湊大
Meaning:
  • Harbor. A landing place. A place where ships can safely anchor, such as a breakwater. The entrance to a river, sea, or other body of water. Gathering.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
taiga
Katakana:
タイガ

Kanji:
大河
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • River
Name:
taichi
Katakana:
タイチ

Kanji:
大智
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Smart. Wisdom. To understand things.
Name:
taisei
Katakana:
タイセイ

Kanji:
大晟
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Bright. Bright with sunshine. Prosperity. A metaphor for something bright and positive.
Name:
reo
Katakana:
レオ

Kanji:
蓮大
Meaning:
  • Lotus (a kind of flower). A perennial aquatic plant of the water lily family. It is believed to be a flower that blooms in the paradise. A metaphor for something pure and beautiful. The language of this flower is "estranged love" and "eloquence".
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
sora
Katakana:
ソラ

Kanji:
大空
Meaning:
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
  • Sky. Atmosphere. Heaven. Big. Wide. Empty. No substance. Meaningless. Useless. In Buddhism, something without substance or essence. A thing related to aviation.
Name:
kaito
Katakana:
カイト

Kanji:
翔大
Meaning:
  • Fly. Spread your wings and fly. To fly high in the sky.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
haruto
Katakana:
ハルト

Kanji:
暖大
Meaning:
  • Warmth. The temperature is moderately comfortable. A state in which there is plenty of money. Affectionate and considerate.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
aoi
Katakana:
アオイ

Kanji:
碧大
Meaning:
  • Blue. Green. Greenish-blue. A beautiful blue stone.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
kodai
Katakana:
コウダイ

Kanji:
昂大
Meaning:
  • Ascent. To rise high. The sun rises. Emotion is overwhelming.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.
Name:
sota
Katakana:
ソウタ

Kanji:
宗大
Meaning:
  • Doctrine. The teachings of God and Buddha. The beginning of things. The root. Ancestor. Head family. A place where ancestors are worshipped. A central figure. A person whom people respect.
  • Big. Large. Large in number or quantity. Greatly. Valuable. Important. Excellent. Splendid. Very much. Much. (Power or force) strong. long time. To be high in rank or position.

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