Last modified on 18 January 2015, at 21:32

大頭

ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
suff. for nouns; head
trad. (大頭)
simp. (大头)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

大頭

  1. big head
    • 大頭大頭下雨人家大頭 [MSC, trad.]
    • 大头大头下雨人家大头 [MSC, simp.]
      • From: Part of a well-known nursery rhyme. A child might use jingle this to make fun of another child with an unusually large head.
      Dàtóu dàtóu, xiàyǔ bù chóu. rénjiā yǒu sǎn, nǐ yǒu dàtóu. [Pinyin]
      Big head, big head, when it rains you're not worried it's said. Others have umbrellas, you have a big head.

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
かしら > がしら
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

NounEdit

大頭 (hiragana おおがしら, romaji ōgashira)

  1. (usually written with hiragana only) big head; person with a large head.
  2. decorative black flagpole tassel made from the hair of a yak’s tail, horse’s tail, ox tail, etc., or from hemp.
  3. leader of a group.
  4. (ornithology) puffbird (Bucconidae).
  5. (sports) the first makushita rikishi listed in the sumo banzuke.