大好き

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1

Grade: 4
jūbakoyomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (dai, big) +‎ 好き (suki, liking).

Adjectival noun[edit]

大好き (-na inflection, hiragana だいすき, romaji daisuki)

  1. love (in both senses of loving a friend or family member and liking something quite a bit)
     (わたし)映画 (えいが)大好 (だいす)です。
    watashi wa eiga ga daisuki desu.
    I love movies.
    パーティーが大好 (だいす)
    pātī ga daisuki.
    I love to party!
  2. very (most) favorite
    マドンナは (わたし)大好 (だいす)きな歌手 (かしゅ)です。
    madonna wa watashi no daisuki na kashu desu.
    Madonna is one of my favorite singers.

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Yasuo Kitahara, 明鏡国語辞典 (Meikyō Kokugo Jiten), First Edition (in Japanese), Tokyo: Taishūkan Shoten, ISBN 4469021067
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.