大雨

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
rain
simp. and trad.
(大雨)

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Noun[edit]

大雨

  1. heavy rain; downpour (Classifier: )
    大雨  ―  xià dàyǔ  ―  (of heavy rain) to fall
    大雨 [Cantonese]  ―  lok6 daai6 jyu5 [Jyutping]  ―  (of heavy rain) to fall

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
あめ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

opoame → oɸoame → owoame → ooame → oːame. Compound of (ō, big) +‎ (ame, rain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大雨(おおあめ) (ōame (historical kana おほあめ)

  1. (weather) heavy rain, downpour

Noun[edit]

大雨(ひちさめ) (hichisame

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 2[edit]

/hidisame/ → /hizisame/ [hidʑisame]. Cognate with 大雨 (hichisame).

Noun[edit]

大雨(ひじさめ) (hijisame (historical kana ひぢさめ)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 3[edit]

/hitisame/ → /hitame/. From 大雨 (hichisame).

Noun[edit]

大雨(ひため) (hitame (historical kana ひため)

  1. (weather) drenching rains

Etymology 4[edit]

/hitisame/ → /hisame/. From 大雨 (hichisame).

Noun[edit]

大雨(ひさめ) (hisame

  1. (weather) drenching rains

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN