The Origin of Chinese Character——大 dà
大( dà )
The ancient character for the word “big” described a man standing facing the front, with feet and hands wide open.
字义: big, large, great
大衣 [ dàyī ] overcoat
大使 [ dàshǐ ] ambassador
大方 [ dàfang ] generous
大学 [ dàxué ] university
大家 [ dàjiā ] everybody
大街 [ dàjiē ] main street
Zhè jiàn dàyī jiǎncái de hǎo, zuò de yě hěn hǎo.
The coat was well cut and well made.
Tā hěn dàfang, jīngcháng mǎi dōngxi sòng gěi biérén.
He is very generous — he often buys things for other people.
Tā shì wǒ dàxué lǐ zuì hǎo de péngyou.
He was my best friend at the university.