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大雨

ChineseEdit

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
rain
simp. and trad.
(大雨)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

大雨

  1. (weather) heavy rain; downpour

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
あめ
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

opoame → oɸoame → owoame → ooame → oːame. Compound of opo (big) and ame (rain).

NounEdit

大雨 (hiragana おおあめ, romaji ōame, historical hiragana おほあめ)

  1. (weather) heavy rain, downpour

NounEdit

大雨 (hiragana ひちさめ, romaji hichisame)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 2Edit

/hidisame/ → /hizisame/ [hidʑisame]. Cognate with hichisame.

NounEdit

大雨 (hiragana ひじさめ, romaji hijisame, historical hiragana ひぢさめ)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 3Edit

/hitisame/ → /hitame/. From hichisame.

NounEdit

大雨 (hiragana ひため, romaji hitame, historical hiragana ひため)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 4Edit

/hitisame/ → /hisame/. From hichisame.

NounEdit

大雨 (hiragana ひさめ, romaji hisame)

  1. (weather) drenching rains
    • 931-938, Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 25)
      霈 [...] 日本記云、大雨、比佐女 雨氷、上同

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