ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
hold up; on the whole; push against
hold up; on the whole; push against; to support; to resist; to reach; to arrive; mortgage
trad. (大抵)
simp. #(大抵)
alternative forms 大氐

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Initial () (7) (7) (5)
Final () (25) (94) (39)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open Open
Division () I I IV
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /teiX/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /teiX/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /tɛiX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/dajH/ /daH/ /tɛjX/
Li
Rong
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /teiX/
Wang
Li
/dɑiH/ /dɑH/ /tieiX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑiH/ /dʱɑH/ /tieiX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
dài duò
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
daai6 do6 dai2
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ daH › ‹ dajH › ‹ tejX ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˁat-s/ (MC F!) /*lˁa[t]-s/ /*tˁijʔ/
English big big push away

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
No. 1934 1939 2247
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːds/ /*daːds/ /*tiːlʔ/

AdverbEdit

大抵

  1. for the most part; on the whole
  2. basically; generally
  3. more or less; roughly; approximately

SynonymsEdit

  • (for the most part):
  • (basically):
  • (more or less):

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (大抵):
  • Japanese: 大抵(たいてい) (taitei)
  • Korean: 대저 (大抵, daejeo)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1
てい
Grade: S
on’yomi
For pronunciation and definitions of 大抵 – see the following entry.
たいてい
[adverb] generally, mostly, for the most part; usually, normally, as a rule, more often than not, most of the time, much (a great deal) of the time; more or less; nearly all, almost all; almost, nearly; probably
(This term, 大抵, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Usage notesEdit

The term is mainly written in hiragana (たいてい) and the kanji spelling is rarely encountered.


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

大抵 (daejeo) (hangeul 대저)

  1. Hanja form? of 대저 (generally).