See also: 过度

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ChineseEdit

 
(experienced action marker); to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; (surname); excessively; too-
capacity; degree; standard
trad. (過度)
simp. (过度)
anagram 度過度过

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

過度

  1. excessive

AdverbEdit

過度

  1. excessively
    反應過度 / 反应过度  ―  fǎnyìng guòdù  ―  to overreact

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

/kwado//kado/

From Middle Chinese compound 過度(kwaH  duH , literally to pass, to go too far + measure, degree). Compare modern Mandarin reading guòdù, or Min Nan kè-tō͘.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

過度 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana かど, romaji kado, historical hiragana くわど)

  1. excessive

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

Often used as a noun modifying another noun, with the particle (no), rather than with the adjectival particle (na). Compare the use of English excess and excessive.

過度 (かど)のストレス、過度 (かど)食欲 (しょくよく)
kado no sutoresu, kado no shokuyoku
excess[ive] stress, excess[ive] appetite

NounEdit

過度 ‎(hiragana かど, romaji kado, historical hiragana くわど)

  1. excess

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan