太政大臣

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 2
しょう > じょう
Grade: 5
だい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: 4
kan’yōon goon
 
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Compound of 太政 (daijō, imperial government, on-reading of ōmatsurigoto) +‎ 大臣 (daijin, government minister).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) いじょーだいじん [dàíjóódáꜜìjìǹ] (Nakadaka – [5])[1]
  • IPA(key): [da̠iʑo̞ːda̠iʑĩɴ]

NounEdit

(だい)(じょう)(だい)(じん) (daijō-daijinだいじやうだいじん (daizyaudaizin)?

  1. (politics, historical) the head of the 太政官 (Daijō-kan, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm
    Synonyms: 則闕の官 (sokketsu no kan), 大相国 (taishōkoku, daishōkoku)
  2. (politics, historical, colloquial) Same as だじょうだいじん (dajō-daijin) below
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:太政大臣.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
しょう > じょう
Grade: 5
だい
Grade: 1
じん
Grade: 4
kan’yōon goon

Compound of 太政 (dajō, imperial government, variant on-reading of ōmatsurigoto) +‎ 大臣 (daijin, government minister).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) じょーだいじん [dàjóódáꜜìjìǹ] (Nakadaka – [4])[1]
  • IPA(key): [da̠ʑo̞ːda̠iʑĩɴ]

NounEdit

()(じょう)(だい)(じん) (dajō-daijinだじやうだいじん (dazyaudaizin)?

  1. (politics, historical) the head of the 太政官 (Dajō-kan, Great Council of State) during the Meiji period
  2. (politics, historical, colloquial) Same as だいじょうだいじん (daijō-daijin) above
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 2
まつりごと
Grade: 5
おおまえつぎみ
Grade: 1 Grade: 4
nanori kun’yomi jukujikun

First attested in the Ruiju Myōgishō (1241).[2]

Compound of 太政 (ōmatsurigoto, imperial government) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ 大臣 (ōmaetsugimi, senior minister).

NounEdit

太政大臣(おおまつりごとのおおまえつぎみ) (ōmatsurigoto no ōmaetsugimiおほまつりごとのおほまへつぎみ (ofomaturigotonoofomafetugimi)?

  1. (politics, historical, archaic) the head of the 太政官 (Ōimatsurigoto no Tsukasa, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm

Etymology 4Edit

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 2
まつりごと
Grade: 5
おおまつぎみ
Grade: 1 Grade: 4
nanori kun’yomi jukujikun

Compound of 太政 (ōmatsurigoto, imperial government) +‎ (no, possessive particle) +‎ (ō-, big, great) +‎ 公卿 (machigimi → matsugimi, senior minister).

NounEdit

太政大臣(おおまつりごとのおおまつぎみ) (ōmatsurigoto no ōmatsugimiおほまつりごとのおほまつぎみ (ofomaturigotonoofomatugimi)?

  1. (politics, historical, archaic) the head of the 太政官 (Ōimatsurigoto no Tsukasa, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:太政大臣.

Etymology 5Edit

Kanji in this term
おおきおとど
Grade: 2 Grade: 5 Grade: 1 Grade: 4
jukujikun

Compound of 大き (ōki, senior, upper) +‎ 大殿 (otodo, government minister).

NounEdit

太政大臣(おおきおとど) (ōki otodoおほきおとど (ofokiotodo)?

  1. (politics, historical, archaic) the head of the 太政官 (Ōimatsurigoto no Tsukasa, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:太政大臣.

Etymology 6Edit

Kanji in this term
おおきおおいどの
Grade: 2 Grade: 5 Grade: 1 Grade: 4
jukujikun

Compound of 大き (ōki, senior, upper) +‎ 大殿 (ōidono, government minister).

NounEdit

太政大臣(おおきおおいどの) (ōki ōidonoおほきおほいどの (ofokiofoidono)?

  1. (politics, historical, archaic) the head of the 太政官 (Ōimatsurigoto no Tsukasa, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:太政大臣.

Etymology 7Edit

Kanji in this term
おおきおおいもうちぎみ
Grade: 2 Grade: 5 Grade: 1 Grade: 4
jukujikun

Compound of 大き (ōki, senior, upper) +‎ 大臣 (ōimōchigimi, Daijō-kan superior).

NounEdit

太政大臣(おおきおおいもうちぎみ) (ōki ōimōchigimiおほきおほいまうちぎみ (ofokiofoimautigimi)?

  1. (politics, historical, archaic) the head of the 太政官 (Ōimatsurigoto no Tsukasa, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm
    Synonym: 太政官 (ōimatsurigoto no tsukasa)
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:太政大臣.

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

Old JapaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 大き (opoki1, the 連体形 (rentaikei, attributive form) of adjective 大し (oposi), “great) +‎ (maturigo2to2, government, rule) +‎ (no2, possessive particle) +‎ 大臣 (opomape1tuki1mi1, government minister).

NounEdit

太政大臣 (opoki1maturigo2to2 no1 opomape1tuki1mi1) (kana おほきまつりごとのおほまへつきみ)

  1. (politics) the head of the 太政官 (Opoki1maturigo2to2 no2 Tukasa, Great Council of State, the highest government office under the 律令 (Ritsuryō) system), equivalent to a “grand minister” or “chancellor of the realm

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:太政大臣.

DescendantsEdit

  • Japanese: 太政大臣 (ōimatsurigoto no ōmaetsugimi), in modern dictionaries