Our character for today is 大
In simplified Chinese characters: 大
In traditional Chinese characters: 大
(It’s the same in both traditional and simplified Chinese characters)
This character is pronounced dà in the 4th tone,
except in a couple of specific words like 大夫 dàifu (a word for doctor in mainland China).
What it means:
大 means big, large, great
Let’s break it down:
A pictographic representation of a person standing with their arms stretched out, signifying a large expanse, or ‘big’.