大事

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

大事

  1. an important matter
    關係生死大事。 (trad.)
    关系生死大事。 (simp.)
    Zhè shì guānxì dào shēngsǐ de dàshì.
    This is a matter of life and death.
    廉政建設關係國家生死攸關大事
    廉政建设关系国家生死攸关大事
    Liánzhèng jiànshè shì guānxì dào dǎng hé guójiā shēngsǐ yōuguān de dàshì.
    The construction of a clean and honest administration is a matter of life and death for both the party and the country.

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Adjectival noun[edit]

大事 (-na inflection, hiragana だいじ, romaji daiji)

  1. important
  2. (archaic) difficult
  3. heavily wounded; dying
Inflection[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

大事 (hiragana だいじ, romaji daiji)

  1. An important thing; a serious matter; a valuable thing
  2. (colloquial) trouble
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
こと > ごと
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

大事 (hiragana おおごと, romaji ōgoto)

  1. a serious matter

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.