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substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
 
surface; exterior; to watch; to show; express; an example; a list or table; a meter; a watch; chart; external
simp. and trad.
(代表)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese 代表 (だいひょう) (daihyō).

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

代表

  1. to represent (to stand or act in the place of, or be a political representative)
  2. to embody; to represent
    月亮代表  ―  Yuèliàng Dàibiǎo Wǒ de Xīn  ―  "The Moon Represents My Heart" (a song popularized by Teresa Teng)
  3. on behalf of; in the name of

NounEdit

代表

  1. representative
  2. delegate
  3. example; model

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 3
ひょう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

代表 (hiragana だいひょう, rōmaji daihyō)

  1. the representative, the representation, the delegation, an example
    • 1931, 宮本百合子, 楽しいソヴェトの子供:
       (かあ)さんは、工場 (こうじょう)職場 (しょくば)代表 (だいひょう)をやっている。
      Kāsan wa, kōjō de shokuba daihyō o yatte iru.
      The mother serves as the representative on the factory floor.
  2. typification

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

代表する (suru conjugation, hiragana だいひょうする, rōmaji daihyō suru)

  1. represent, stand for
  2. typify
    • 1908, 夏目漱石, 三四郎:
      これが日本 (にほん)社会 (しゃかい)代表 (だいひょう)しているんだと ()う。
      Kore ga nihon no shakai o daihyō shite iru n da to iu.
      This typifies Japanese society.

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

代表 (daepyo) (hangeul 대표)

  1. Hanja form? of 대표 (representative).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

代表

  1. Hán tự form of đại biểu (representative).