大小

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大小

  1. a size (of dresses, shoes, etc.); proportions; dimensions; magnitude
  2. degree of seniority
  3. old and young; adults and children

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
しょう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (dai, "big," "large") + (shō, "small," "little")

Noun[edit]

大小 (hiragana だいしょう, romaji daishō)

  1. large and small
  2. size, various sizes
  3. the traditional Japanese set of swords that consisted of a katana (daitō) and a wakizashi.

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References[edit]

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