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大名

ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
name; (measure word for persons); place (e.g. among winners)
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 – I’m honoured!
  3. daimyo (a lord during the Japanese feudal period)

JapaneseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
みょう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

daimjau → daimjɔː → daimjoː.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大名 (hiragana だいみょう, romaji daimyō, historical hiragana だいみゃう)

  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

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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

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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