大方

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
square; quadrilateral; place; region; direction; side; method; way; prescription; power; upright; just
simp. and trad.
(大方)
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Pronunciation[edit]


Note: Toneless - usually the adjective senses.

Noun[edit]

大方

  1. (literary) expert; master; scholar
  2. (traditional Chinese medicine) large formula; potent prescription
  3. (literary) distinguished family
  4. (literary) earth; world
  5. (literary) basic rule
  6. name for a variety green tea grown mainly in Anhui and Zhejiang provinces

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

大方

  1. generous; liberal; magnanimous
  2. natural and unaffected
  3. in good taste; tasteful; stylish

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

大方

  1. () Dafang County (county in Guizhou province, China)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
かた
Grade: 2
kun’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大方 (hiragana おおかた, rōmaji ōkata, historical hiragana おほかた)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
たい
Grade: 1
ほう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大方 (hiragana たいほう, rōmaji taihō, historical hiragana たいはう)

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9