大きな

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See also: 大きい

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

/ohoki/: [opoki] → [oɸoki] → [owoki] → [oːki]. The attributive form of cognate 大し (ōshi, large) or 多し (ōshi, many), which were not originally distinguished.

Adnominal[edit]

大きな (hiragana おおきな, rōmaji ōkina, historical hiragana おほきな)

  1. big, large

Usage notes[edit]

See  (おお)きい (ōkī) for the difference between that word and  (おお)きな (ōkina).

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