JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
jūbakoyomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (dai, big) +‎ 好き (suki, liking).

Adjectival nounEdit

大好(だいす) (daisuki) (-na inflection, adnominal 大好(だいす) (daisuki na), adverbial 大好(だいす) (daisuki ni))

  1. love (in both senses of loving a friend or family member and a partner romantically)
    (わたし)(えい)()(だい)()です。
    Watashi wa eiga ga daisuki desu.
    I love movies.
    パーティーが(だい)()
    Pātī ga daisuki.
    I love to party!
  2. very (most) favorite
    マドンナは(わたし)(だい)()きな()(しゅ)です。
    Madonna wa watashi no daisuki na kashu desu.
    Madonna is one of my favorite singers.

InflectionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.