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The kanji 巨 means
巨 is mostly used as a prefix to mean something huge or enormous.
In this post we learn in detail the meaning of 巨, its origin, and how it is used through real example sentences.
The kanji 巨 is a radical of 5 strokes.
One of the possible origins of this kanji is 工, which is itself a radical of 4 strokes indicating a
The kanji 巨 is used alone to indicate something giant or huge. As a combined suffix with other kanji 巨 it adds a sense of something really big and enormous.
Examples are useful to clarify this use of the kanji 巨:
Let's now see the various On and Kun readings that the kanji 巨 assumes.
The only reading that the kanji 巨 assumes is きょ. This reading is therefore used both for the kanji alone 巨, which means
huge, and in combination with other kanji.
Some words that use the kanji 巨 reading きょ are:
huge sum(of money)
Tokyo is a huge city.
Tom lives in a huge house.
In this way the great demon was completely annihilated.