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big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
square; quadrilateral; place; region; direction; side; method; way; prescription; power; upright; just
simp. and trad.
(大方)
 
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PronunciationEdit


Note: Toneless - usually the adjective senses.

NounEdit

大方

  1. (literary) expert; master; scholar
  2. (traditional Chinese medicine) large formula; potent prescription
  3. (literary) distinguished family
  4. (literary) earth; world
  5. (literary) basic rule
  6. name for a variety green tea grown mainly in Anhui and Zhejiang provinces

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

大方

  1. generous; liberal; magnanimous
  2. natural and unaffected
  3. in good taste; tasteful; stylish

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

大方

  1. () Dafang County (county in Guizhou province, China)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
かた
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大方 (hiragana おおかた, rōmaji ōkata, historical hiragana おほかた)

  1. the majority, the large part
  2. people in general, the public

AdverbEdit

大方 (hiragana おおかた, rōmaji ōkata, historical hiragana おほかた)

  1. mostly, nearly
  2. maybe, probably

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1
ほう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

大方 (hiragana たいほう, rōmaji taihō, historical hiragana たいはう)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN