大頭

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See also: 大头

Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
head; (noun suffix)
trad. (大頭)
simp. (大头)
anagram 頭大头大

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

大頭

  1. big head
    大頭大頭下雨人家大頭 [MSC, trad.]
    大头大头下雨人家大头 [MSC, simp.]
    From: Part of a well-known nursery rhyme.
    Dàtóu dàtóu, xiàyǔ bù chóu. Rénjiā yǒu sǎn, nǐ yǒu dàtóu. [Pinyin]
    Big head, big head, when it rains you're not worried it's said. Others have umbrellas, you have a big head. (A child might use this jingle to make fun of another child with an unusually large head.)
  2. mask
  3. main point
  4. person with more money than sense; spendthrift; wastrel
  5. silver dollar with the head of Yuan Shikai (as used in the early years of the Republic of China)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おお
Grade: 1
かしら > がしら
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

Noun[edit]

大頭 (hiragana おおがしら, rōmaji ōgashira)

  1. (usually written with hiragana only) big head; person with a large head.
  2. decorative black flagpole tassel made from the hair of a yak’s tail, horse’s tail, ox tail, etc., or from hemp.
  3. leader of a group.
  4. (ornithology) puffbird (Bucconidae).
  5. (sports) the first makushita rikishi listed in the sumo banzuke.