大人

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

大人 (hiragana おとな, romaji otona)

  1. an adult

Noun[edit]

大人 (hiragana うし, romaji ushi)

  1. an honorific title for a scholar or teacher

Noun[edit]

大人 (hiragana たいじん, romaji taijin)

  1. a large person; a giant
  2. an adult
  3. a person of high rank; a noble
  4. an honorific title for a scholar or teacher

Noun[edit]

大人 (hiragana たいにん, romaji tainin)

  1. an adult

References[edit]

  • Less than 2,000 hits may be an indicator that this term is not commonly used.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàrén
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄖㄣˊ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹ ʐən³⁵/

Noun[edit]

大人 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàrén)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) an adult; a grown-up
  2. Your Excellency; His Excellency

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ tua˨˩laŋ˧˥ ]

Noun[edit]

大人 (traditional and simplified, POJ tōa-lâng)

  1. an adult; a grown-up

References[edit]

  • "大人" (in Taiwanese/Mandarin/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (Tai-gi hôa-gí sòaⁿ-téng sû-tián). URL accessed on 2008-08-17.

Wu[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (vernacular, Shanghai) IPA(key): [ duɲɪɲ ]
  • (literary, Shanghai) IPA(key): [ dazən ]

Noun[edit]

大人

  1. an adult; a grown-up (colloquial)
  2. Your Excellency; His Excellency (literary)