大名

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大名

  1. (formal) your esteemed given name
  2. (literary) your reputation; fame
    大名幸會幸會! (trad.)
    大名幸会幸会! (simp.)
    I’ve been looking forward to meeting you for a long time – I’m honoured!

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

daimjau → daimjɔː → daimjoː.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大名 (hiragana だいみょう, romaji daimyō, historical hiragana だいみゃう)

  1. one who owns much land
  2. a warrior who possessed more than 10,000 koku of land; a feudal lord, daimyō

Etymology 2[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

大名 (hiragana たいめい, romaji taimei)

  1. great honor; fame, reputation

Etymology 3[edit]

opona → oɸona → owona → oona → oːna.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

大名 (hiragana おおな, romaji ōna, historical hiragana おほな)

  1. a general name for something
  2. the name for a large division in a village or town