大福

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
 
good fortune; happiness; luck; Fujian province (abbrev); a surname
simp. and trad.
(大福)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

大福

  1. great blessing
  2. daifuku, a Japanese confection consisting of a mochi stuffed with red bean paste

Japanese[edit]

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大福 (daifuku)
Kanji in this term
だい
Grade: 1
ふく
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From 大腹餅 ‎(だいふくもち, daifuku mochi, big stomach mochi (“very filling mochi”)), by replacing ‎(ふく, fuku, stomach) by homophone ‎(ふく, fuku, luck).

Previously 腹太餅 ‎(はらぶともち, harabuto mochi (“very filling mochi”), stomach fat mochi).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大福 ‎(hiragana だいふく, romaji daifuku)

  1. daifuku, a Japanese confection consisting of a mochi (glutinous rice cake) stuffed with 餡子 ‎(あんこ, anko, red bean paste).

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  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