Definition of 台

  • pedestal
  • a stand
  • counter for machines and vehicles


On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ダイ
  • タイ
  • うてな
  • われ
  • つかさ

Popular Words With This Kanji

台, だい

stand, rack, table, support, belt, counter for machines, incl. vehicles, setting (e.g. in jewellery), level (e.g. price level), range (e.g. after physical units), period (of time, e.g. a decade of one's life)

舞台, ぶたい

stage (theatre, theater), scene or setting (e.g. of novel, play, etc.)

台湾, たいわん


仙台, せんだい

Sendai (city)

台風, 颱風, たいふう

typhoon, hurricane

台所, 臺處, だいどころ, だいどこ


台頭, 擡頭, たいとう

rise of, appearance of, raising one's head, coming to power, becoming famous, (being in the) forefront, prominence

大台, おおだい

(stock) 100-yen unit, high level (of stock prices)

十代, 10代, 十台, じゅうだい

the teens (10-19), teenage, the tenth generation

土台, どだい

foundation, base, basis, from the beginning, from the outset, by nature

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