巨人

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

巨人

  1. giant

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology 1[edit]

From large + man.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Common Accent: きょじん [kyòjíń] (Heiban)

Noun[edit]

巨人 (hiragana きょじん, romaji kyojin)

  1. A mythical giant
  2. A very tall person
  3. A great person

Etymology 2[edit]

Originally an abbreviation for 東京巨人軍 (とうきょうきょじんぐん, Tokyo-Kyojingun), which is now the Yomiuri Giants.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Common Accent: きょじん [kyójìǹ] (Atamadaka)

Proper noun[edit]

巨人 (hiragana きょじん, romaji Kyojin)

  1. The Yomiuri Giants, a baseball team in Japan