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太 means 'fat'

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Strokes : 4    Frequency: 176   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-3    Grade: 2   Intermediate lesson: 17    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 157 words   Used in 315 words   Used in 4547 names   Component in 6 kanji (2 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   タ   タイ
Kun
   ふと fat   ふと to get fat, to put on weight
Name    おお   たか   ひろ
⿵   big   dot  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 太 is used 13 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
Across all words in Japanese, 太 is used 296 times, read 3 ways (with 3 variations).
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タイ : 142 words FIND ALL
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noun
sun; solar
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タ : 53 words FIND ALL
0
noun
log
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タ (read as だ) : 16 words FIND ALL
0
assistance (in a fight); seconds (in a fight)
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タイ (read as だい) : 13 words FIND ALL
3
noun
large drum; bass drum
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ふと : 47 words FIND ALL
2
1. fat; thick
2. deep (of a voice)
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ふと (read as ぶと) : 25 words FIND ALL
0
big-boned; stout
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Henshall: 181 (originally: 164)  Joy o' Kanji : 164  Key to Kanji: 692 

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タ   タイ   ふと fat   ふと to get fat, to put on weight   
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ダイ   タイ   おおきい big   おおいに very much   おお-    
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イチ   イツ   ひと    ひと- one   
ジン   ニン   ひと person   
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