代表

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Chinese[edit]

 
substitute; replace; generation
substitute; replace; generation; dynasty; geological era; era; age; period
 
surface; exterior; to watch
surface; exterior; to watch; to show; express; an example; a list or table; a meter; a watch; chart; external
simp. and trad.
(代表)

Etymology[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese 代表(だいひょう) (daihyō).

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

代表

  1. to represent (to stand or act in the place of, or be a political representative)
  2. to embody; to represent
    月亮代表  ―  Yuèliàng Dàibiǎo Wǒ de Xīn  ―  "The Moon Represents My Heart" (a song popularized by Teresa Teng)
  3. on behalf of; in the name of

Synonyms[edit]

  • (to embody):
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Noun[edit]

代表

  1. representative
  2. delegate
  3. example; model

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Zhuang: daibyauj

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 3
ひょう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

代表(だいひょう) (daihyō

  1. the representative, the representation, the delegation, an example
    • 1931, 宮本百合子, 楽しいソヴェトの子供:
      (かあ)さんは、工場(こうじょう)職場(しょくば)代表(だいひょう)をやっている。
      Kāsan wa, kōjō de shokuba daihyō o yatte iru.
      The mother serves as the representative on the factory floor.
  2. typification

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

代表(だいひょう)する (daihyō surusuru (stem 代表(だいひょう) (daihyō shi), past 代表(だいひょう)した (daihyō shita))

  1. represent, stand for
  2. typify
    • 1908, 夏目漱石, 三四郎:
      これが日本(にほん)社会(しゃかい)代表(だいひょう)しているんだと()う。
      Kore ga nihon no shakai o daihyō shite iru n da to iu.
      This typifies Japanese society.

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

代表 (daepyo) (hangeul 대표)

  1. Hanja form? of 대표 (representative).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

代表

  1. Hán tự form of đại biểu (representative).