壮大

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See also: 壯大

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 壯大 (“to grow; to expand; to strengthen; etc.”).
(This term, 壮大, is the simplified form of 壯大.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: S
だい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 壮大 (MC dɑiH|H).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

壮大 (-na inflection, hiragana そうだい, rōmaji sōdai, historical hiragana さうだい)

  1. magnificent, grand; imposing

Usage notes[edit]

Note the long ō: not to be confused with the term 粗大 (sodai, rough and large), as used in the term 粗大ゴミ (sodai gomi, oversized garbage).

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Hirayama, Tetsuo (1960) 全国アクセント辞典 (Nationwide Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: 東京堂,.