adj. old; eldest
Other meanings
[dà]   adj./adv. strong, important; very, quite
[dài]   char. used in addressing a doctor (not used alone)
[dà]   adj. big, large, huge
[dà]   radical. big
    big
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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yé ye nián jì dà le shēn tǐ bù hǎo
phr. My grandpa is so old that his health is not very well.
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wǒ men liǎ yí yàng dà
phr. We are the same age.
lǎo dà
n. old age; eldest child in a family; leader of a group; boss
dà dì di
phr. the oldest younger brother (among more than one younger brothers)
dà mèi
nphr. elder sister