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ChineseEdit

big
great
name
simp. and trad.
(大名)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

大名

  1. (formal) your esteemed given name
  2. (literary) your reputation; fame
    大名幸會幸會 [MSC, trad.]
    大名幸会幸会 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiǔ yǎng dàmíng, xìnghuì xìnghuì! [Pinyin]
    I’ve been looking forward to meeting you for a long time – it's an honour!
  3. daimyo (a lord during the Japanese feudal period)

AdjectiveEdit

大名

  1. famous

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
みょう
Grade: 1
on'yomi
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daimjau → daimjɔː → daimjoː.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大名 ‎(hiragana だいみょう, romaji daimyō, historical hiragana だいみやう)

  1. one who owns much land
  2. a warrior who possessed more than 10,000 koku of land; a feudal lord, daimyō

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1
めい
Grade: 1
on'yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大名 ‎(hiragana たいめい, romaji taimei)

  1. great honor; fame, reputation

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
kun'yomi

opona → oɸona → owona → oona → oːna.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大名 ‎(hiragana おおな, romaji ōna, historical hiragana おほな)

  1. a general name for something
  2. the name for a large division in a village or town
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