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ChineseEdit

 
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

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

From Sinitic 大笑.

PronunciationEdit

Usage notesEdit

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

NounEdit

大笑 (hiragana たいしょう, rōmaji taishō, historical hiragana たいせう)

  1. uproarious laughter
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VerbEdit

大笑する (hiragana たいしょう, rōmaji taishō)

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

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

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

大笑 (-na inflection, hiragana おおわらい, rōmaji ōwarai, historical hiragana おほわらひ)

  1. uproariously funny

NounEdit

大笑 (hiragana おおわらい, rōmaji ōwarai)

  1. uproarious laughter
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VerbEdit

大笑する (hiragana おおわらい, rōmaji ōwarai)

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