大名

JapaneseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

daimjau → daimjɔː → daimjoː.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

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

Etymology 2Edit

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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

opona → oɸona → owona → oona → oːna.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

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

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

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàmíng
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄇㄧㄥˊ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹ miŋ³⁵/

NounEdit

大名 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàmíng)

  1. (formal) your esteemed given name
  2. (literary) your reputation; fame
    大名幸會幸會! (trad.)
    大名幸会幸会! (simp.)
    I’ve been looking forward to meeting you for a long time – I’m honoured!
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