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; to reinforce; to improve; 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
Alternative spelling
壯大 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 壮大 (MC dɑiH|H).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

(そう)(だい) (sōdaiさうだい (saudai)? -na (adnominal (そう)(だい) (sōdai na), adverbial (そう)(だい) (sōdai ni))

  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. ^ 1960, Tetsuo Hirayama (平山輝男, editor), 全国アクセント辞典 (Zenkoku Akusento Jiten, Nationwide Accent Dictionary), (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Tōkyōdō, →ISBN