大雨

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1[edit]

opoame → oɸoame → owoame → ooame → oːame. Compound of opo (big) and ame (rain).

Noun[edit]

大雨 (hiragana おおあめ, historical hiragana おほあめ, romaji ōame)

  1. (weather) heavy rain, downpour

Noun[edit]

大雨 (hiragana ひちさめ, romaji hichisame)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 2[edit]

/hidisame/ → /hizisame/ [hidʑisame]. Cognate with hichisame.

Noun[edit]

大雨 (hiragana ひじさめ, historical hiragana ひぢさめ, romaji hijisame)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 3[edit]

/hitisame/ → /hitame/. From hichisame.

Noun[edit]

大雨 (hiragana ひため, historical hiragana ひため, romaji hitame)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 4[edit]

/hitisame/ → /hisame/. From hichisame.

Noun[edit]

大雨 (hiragana ひさめ, romaji hisame)

  1. (weather) drenching rains
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 25)
      霈 [...] 日本記云、大雨、比佐女 雨氷、上同

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàyǔ
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄩˇ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹ y²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Noun[edit]

大雨 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàyǔ)

  1. (weather) heavy rain; downpour