大 - Dong Chinese dictionary

dài

big

Depicts an adult man facing forward and standing erect.

Evolution

大 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
大 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
大 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
大 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
大 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

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

 

dài

see 大夫[dài​fu]

Most common words with 大
Freq.
Word
Meaning

big

大家

everyone

大学

university

大概

roughly

伟大

huge

Component uses

Meaning component in 31 characters

Sound component in 7 characters

Iconic component in 13 characters

Simplified component in 2 characters

Unknown component in 7 characters