大根

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
こん
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From ("big, great") + ("root").

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大根 ‎(hiragana だいこん, romaji daikon)

  1. daikon, a large white variety of radish native to East Asia
  2. (acting) a ham, an actor known for an exaggerated, over-wrought style

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3