大幅

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
はば
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ō, large, big, great) +‎ (haba, width, breadth).[1]

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Adjective[edit]

大幅 (-na inflection, hiragana おおはば, romaji ōhaba, historical hiragana おほはば)

  1. wide, broad (especially more so than normal)
  2. large scale, drastic, major, substantial
    給料 (きゅうりょう)大幅 (おおはば) () ()
    kyūryō no ōhaba na hikiage
    a major / steep hike in salary
    大幅 (おおはば)人員削減 (じんいんさくげん)
    ōhaba na jin'in sakugen
    a drastic reduction in headcount

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Noun[edit]

大幅 (hiragana おおはば, romaji ōhaba, historical hiragana おほはば)

  1. a specific measure used for traditional Japanese textiles: full-breadth cloth, roughly 72 cm wide, twice the width of a 小幅 (kohaba) measure

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9