大地震

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
shake; shock; sign in trigram
simp. and trad.
(大地震)

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大地震

  1. a large earthquake; typically has a magnitude 7 or greater

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 2 Grade: S

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of ‎(ō, great) +‎ 地震 ‎(jishin, earthquake).

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大地震 ‎(hiragana おおじしん, romaji ōjishin, historical hiragana おほぢしん)

  1. a large earthquake; typically has a magnitude 7 or greater
    2010年チリ大地震
    2010ねんチリおおじしん
    2010-nen Chiri ōjishin.
    2010 Chile earthquake.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of ‎(dai, great) +‎ 地震 ‎(jishin, earthquake).

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Noun[edit]

大地震 ‎(hiragana だいじしん, romaji daijishin, historical hiragana だいぢしん)

  1. a large earthquake; typically has a magnitude 7 or greater

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