壮大

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: S
だい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 壮大.

AdjectiveEdit

壮大 (-na inflection, hiragana そうだい, romaji sōdai)

  1. magnificent, grand; imposing

Usage notesEdit

Note the long ō: not to be confused with the term 粗大 (sodai, "rough and large"), as used in the term 粗大ゴミ (sodai gomi, "oversized garbage").

InflectionEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 壯大

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zhuàngdà
Zhuyin ㄓㄨㄤˋ ㄉㄚˋ
IPA (key) /ʈ͡ʂu̯ɑŋ⁵¹⁻⁵³ ta̠⁵¹/

AdjectiveEdit

壮大 (simplified, Pinyin zhuàngdà, traditional 壯大)

  1. bulky, grand
  2. thick, sturdy

VerbEdit

壮大 (simplified, Pinyin zhuàngdà, traditional 壯大)

  1. to grow to manhood
  2. to strengthen
  3. to expand

Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 11:03