大家

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
home; family; ‑ist; ‑er; ‑ian; measure word for stores and schools
simp. and trad.
(大家)

Pronunciation 1[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Initial () (7) (28)
Final () (94) (98)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑH/ /kˠa/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑH/ /kᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑH/ /ka/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/daH/ /kaɨ/
Li
Rong
/dɑH/ /ka/
Wang
Li
/dɑH/ /ka/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑH/ /ka/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
duò jiā

Noun[edit]

大家

  1. everyone; everybody; all of us
    大家保持安靜 / 大家保持安静  ―  Qǐng dàjiā bǎochí ānjìng.  ―  Would everyone please keep quiet.
    研究成果精華大家分享 [MSC, trad.]
    研究成果精华大家分享 [MSC, simp.]
    Qǐng nín jiāng yánjiū chéngguǒ de jīnghuá yǔ dàjiā fēnxiǎng. [Pinyin]
    Please share with everyone the essential parts of your research findings.
    室外非常寒冷大家身體蜷縮起來保暖 [MSC, trad.]
    室外非常寒冷大家身体蜷缩起来保暖 [MSC, simp.]
    Shìwài fēicháng hánlěng, dàjiā dōu bǎ shēntǐ quánsuō qǐlai bǎonuǎn. [Pinyin]
    It's freezing outside, everyone huddle together to keep warm.
    我們大家不要自顧自互相幫助 [MSC, trad.]
    我们大家不要自顾自互相帮助 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒmen dàjiā bùyào zìgùzì, yào hùxiàng bāngzhù. [Pinyin]
    We shouldn't just care about our own business. We should help each other.
Synonyms[edit]
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Derived terms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 2/2 1/1
Initial () (7) (28)
Final () (94) (98)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () I II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/dɑH/ /kˠa/
Pan
Wuyun
/dɑH/ /kᵚa/
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑH/ /ka/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/daH/ /kaɨ/
Li
Rong
/dɑH/ /ka/
Wang
Li
/dɑH/ /ka/
Bernard
Karlgren
/dʱɑH/ /ka/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
duò jiā
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiā
Middle
Chinese
‹ daH › ‹ dajH › ‹  ›
Old
Chinese
/*lˁat-s/ (MC F!) /*lˁa[t]-s/ /*kˁra/
English big big household

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2 1/1
No. 1934 1939 5919
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1 1 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*daːds/ /*daːds/ /*kraː/

Noun[edit]

大家

  1. residence of members of the nobility
  2. master (as used by a servant)
  3. emperor (as used by his consort)
  4. rich and powerful family
    大家閨秀 / 大家闺秀  ―  dàjiāguīxiù  ―  unmarried daughter of a noble house
  5. master; great expert
    大家手筆 / 大家手笔  ―  dàjiā shǒubǐ  ―  handwriting of a great calligrapher
Synonyms[edit]
  • (master):
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Pronunciation 3[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
home; family; ‑ist; ‑er; ‑ian; measure word for stores and schools
simp. and trad.
(大家)
alternative forms 乾家干家 Min Nan
唐家 Min Nan
臺家台家 Min Dong


Noun[edit]

大家

  1. (literary) Alternative form of 大姑 (dàgū, “respectful address for a woman”).
    大家  ―  Cáo Dàgū  ―  Madame Cao
  2. (literary or Min Dong, Min Nan) mother-in-law (husband's mother)
Synonyms[edit]
  • (mother-in-law):

References[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

大家(おおや) (ōya

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

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

大家(たいか) (taika

  1. expert
    雑学(ざつがく)大家(たいか)
    zatsugaku no taika
    trivia expert
See also[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

大家(たいけ) (taike

  1. rich family

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

大家 (daega) (hangeul 대가)

  1. Hanja form? of 대가 (master; leading figure).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

大家

  1. Hán tự form of đại gia (tycoon; magnate).