All about Chinese Characters

The Radical 大

big
Strokes: 3
Examples
  • tiān
    sky; day
    Structure:Single-component character
Common words with radical "大"
big; heavy
tiān
sky; day
měi
beautiful; beautify
tài
highest; extreme
tóu
head; hair
shī
lose; miss
strange; unexpected
tào
cover; overlap
ào
abstruse; the southwestern corner or the innermost part of a house
jiǎng
reward; reward
tou
noun suffix; added to a word of location
bēn
run quickly; escape in a hurry
fèn
cheer up; rock
duó
take by force; defeat
kuā
exaggerate; praise
shē
extravagant; excessive
engrave; carved characters/inscription
dài
,用于‘大城、大夫、大黄、大王’ same meaning as 大 dà, used in 大城 Dàichéng, 大夫 dài·fu, 大黄 dàihuáng, and 大王 dài·wang; be going to
diàn
establish; make offerings to the dead
nài
deal with; how
bèn
go straight towards; be busy running about
raze; exterminate
grand
yāo
die young; luxuriant
kuí
kui [fifteenth of the twentyeight constellations in ancient Chinese astronomy]
how; a surname
hāng
rammer; ram
yǎn
cover; all of a sudden
huàn
plentiful; brilliant
odd; a fractional amount
bèn
clumsy
páo
gourd; fruit of gourd
lián
make-up case used by women in imperial China
zhuǎng
big and thick
tāo
go forward
ēn
thin
kuǎng
low-lying land
xiè
ancestor of the Yin tribe which founded the Shang Dynasty and allegedly a minister of King Shun
shì
grand
guài
one of the 64 divine symbols in The Book of Changes
zàng
robust; rude
夿
used place name in Beijing
ào
strong and vigorous
zhā
Zha-shan Mountain, Xiaozha River and Xiaozha Lake, all in Hubei Province
zhà
spread
name of a place in Beijing
angry; big/strong and tall
pào
large but empty; brag
tai
the neutral tone of 太
da
the neutral tone of 大