大津

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大津 (Ōtsu): various views around the city of Ōtsu in Shiga Prefecture.
Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1

Grade: S
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (ō, big, large) +‎ (tsu, harbor, port).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大津 (hiragana おおつ, romaji ōtsu, historical hiragana おほつ)

  1. a large port or harbor
  2. a type of mud used as an overcoat for an earthen or mud wall, named for the town of Ōtsu where it was produced
  3. short for 大津馬 (Ōtsu uma), a stage horse from the town of Ōtsu

Proper noun[edit]

大津 (hiragana おおつ, romaji Ōtsu, historical hiragana おほつ)

  1. Ōtsu, the capital city of Shiga Prefecture and an important port on Lake Biwa
  2. the name of various other places in Japan
  3. A surname​.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3