大根

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
こん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From ("big, great") + ("root").

Noun[edit]

大根 (hiragana だいこん, romaji daikon)

  1. (Japanese cuisine) Daikon, a large white variety of radish native to East Asia
  2. (performing arts) A ham, an actor known for an exaggerated, over-wrought style.