大地震

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Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of ō (great) and jishin (earthquake).

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大地震 (hiragana おおじしん, historical hiragana おほぢしん, romaji ōjishin)

  1. a large earthquake; typically has a magnitude 7 or greater
    2010年チリ大地震
    2010ねんチリおおじしん
    2010-nen Chiri ōjishin.
    2010 Chile earthquake.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of dai (great) and jishin (earthquake).

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Noun[edit]

大地震 (hiragana だいじしん, historical hiragana だいぢしん, romaji daijishin)

  1. a large earthquake; typically has a magnitude 7 or greater

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