ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
laugh; smile
simp. and trad.
(大笑)

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VerbEdit

大笑

  1. to laugh uproariously; to burst out laughing
    他們不只談話喊叫大笑 [MSC, trad.]
    他们不只谈话喊叫大笑 [MSC, simp.]
    Tāmen bùzhǐ tánhuà, hái hǎnjiào dàxiào. [Pinyin]
    They not only talked but also shouted and laughed.

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic 大笑.

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Usage notesEdit

This word is more commonly read using the kun'yomi ōwarai.

NounEdit

大笑(たいしょう) (taishō (historical kana たいせう)

  1. uproarious laughter
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VerbEdit

大笑(たいしょう)する (taishō surusuru (stem 大笑(たいしょう) (taishō shi), past 大笑(たいしょう)した (taishō shita))

  1. to guffaw, to laugh uproariously, to roar with laughter
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Etymology 2Edit

Prefixed compound of (ō-, big) +‎ (warai, laughing, laughter).

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Adjectival nounEdit

大笑(おおわらい) (ōwarai-na (adnominal 大笑(おおわらい) (ōwarai na), adverbial 大笑(おおわらい) (ōwarai ni), historical kana おほわらひ)

  1. uproariously funny

NounEdit

大笑(おおわらい) (ōwarai

  1. uproarious laughter
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VerbEdit

大笑(おおわらい)する (ōwarai surusuru (stem 大笑(おおわらい) (ōwarai shi), past 大笑(おおわらい)した (ōwarai shita))

  1. to guffaw, to laugh uproariously, to roar with laughter
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