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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)
 
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NounEdit

大名

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

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Proper nounEdit

大名

  1. () Daming County (county in Hebei province, China)

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 invalid IPA characters (→→).

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NounEdit

大名 (hiragana だいみょう, rōmaji 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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NounEdit

大名 (hiragana たいめい, rōmaji 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 invalid IPA characters (→→→→).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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