大家

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

大家 (hiragana おおや, romaji ōya)

  1. a landlord or landlady, the owner of a rented apartment

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("big, great") +  ("family").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dàjiā
Zhuyin ㄉㄚˋ ㄐㄧㄚ
IPA (key) /ta̠⁵¹ t͡ɕi̯a̠⁵⁵/
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Noun[edit]

大家 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dàjiā)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) everyone; everybody
    大家保持安靜。 (trad.)
    大家保持安静。 (simp.)
    Qǐng dàjiā bǎochí ānjìng
    Would everyone please keep quiet.
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) a master

See also[edit]