Last modified on 22 September 2014, at 21:03

大根

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
こん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From ("big, great") + ("root").

NounEdit

大根 (hiragana だいこん, romaji daikon)

  1. (Japanese cuisine) Daikon, a large white variety of radish native to East Asia
  2. (performing arts) A ham, an actor known for an exaggerated, over-wrought style.