大笑

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 4

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic 大笑.

Pronunciation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This word is more commonly read using the kun'yomi ōwarai.

Noun[edit]

大笑 (hiragana たいしょう, historical hiragana たいせう, romaji taishō)

  1. uproarious laughter
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Verb[edit]

大笑 + する (hiragana たいしょうする, romaji taishō suru)

  1. to guffaw, to laugh uproariously, to roar with laughter
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Prefixed compound of (ō-, big) +‎ (warai, laughing, laughter).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

大笑 (-na inflection, hiragana おおわらい, historical hiragana おほわらひ, romaji ōwarai)

  1. uproariously funny

Noun[edit]

大笑 (hiragana おおわらい, romaji ōwarai)

  1. uproarious laughter
Alternative forms[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

大笑 + する (hiragana おおわらいする, romaji ōwarai suru)

  1. to guffaw, to laugh uproariously, to roar with laughter
Conjugation[edit]

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàxiào
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄒㄧㄠˋ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹⁻⁵³ ɕi̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹/

Verb[edit]

大笑 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàxiào)

  1. to laugh uproariously; to burst out laughing

Derived terms[edit]