Definition of 代

  • substitute
  • change
  • convert
  • replace
  • period
  • age
  • counter for decades of ages, eras, etc.
  • generation
  • charge
  • rate
  • fee

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ダイ
  • タイ
  • わる
  • かわ
  • かわ
  • わり
  • -がわ
  • -がわり
  • える
  • しろ

Popular Words With This Kanji

代表, だいひょう

representative, representation, delegation, type, example, model

時代, じだい

period, epoch, era, age, the times, those days, oldness, ancientness, antiquity, antique, period piece

代, しろ

substitution, material, price, margin (e.g. for stapling, etc.), area required for something, shiro (unit of land area equal to one-fiftieth of a tan; ~19.83 m.sq.)

年代, ねんだい

age, era, period, date

現代, げんだい

nowadays, modern era, modern times, present-day

世代, せだい

generation, the world, the age

世, 代, よ

world, society, age, generation

交代, 交替, こうたい

alternation, change, relief, relay, shift, substitution (sports, etc.)

替わる, 代わる, 換わる, 替る, 代る, 換る, かわる

to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch

替わる, 代わる, 換わる, 替る, 代る, 換る, かわる

to succeed, to relieve, to replace, to take the place of, to substitute for, to take over for, to represent, to be exchanged, to change (places with), to switch


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