大鹿

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Chinese[edit]

 
big; great; huge; large; major; wide; deep; oldest; eldest; doctor
deer
simp. and trad.
(大鹿)
鹿

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

大鹿

  1. any kind of large deer
  2. moose; elk

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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大鹿 (ōjika): a moose.
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 大鹿 (the district) on Japanese Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
鹿
おお
Grade: 1
しか > じか
Grade: S
kun'yomi

From (ō, big) +‎ 鹿 (shika, deer).[1][2] The shika changes to jika as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大鹿 (hiragana おおじか, katakana オオジカ, rōmaji ōjika, historical hiragana おほじか)

  1. Synonym of 箆鹿 (herajika, moose; elk)
  2. (Magic: The Gathering) an elk, a creature type, formerly part of the beast type
    • 2016 July 22, “ソンバーワルドの鹿じか [Somberwald Stag]”, in 異界月 [Eldritch Moon], Wizards of the Coast:
       (じん) (ろう) (さい) (しゅつ) (げん)やエルドラージの (まん) (えん)にもかかわらず、ソンバーワルドでは (おお)鹿 (じか) (とう) (すう) (あん) (てい)していた。
      Jinrō no saishutsugen ya Erudorāji no man'en ni mo kakawarazu, Sonbāwarudo de wa ōjika no tōsū wa anteishiteita.
      Despite the reemergence of werewolves and the proliferation of Eldrazi, elk numbers in the Somberwald have remained steady.
Usage notes[edit]

As with many terms that name organisms, this term is often spelled in katakana in biological contexts, as オオジカ. Not to be confused with 牡鹿 (ojika, stag; buck).

Proper noun[edit]

大鹿 (hiragana おおじか, rōmaji Ōjika)

  1. a district in Itami, Hyōgo Prefecture

Etymology 2[edit]

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Wikipedia has an article on:
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Kanji in this term
鹿
おお
Grade: 1
しか
Grade: S
kun'yomi

Compound of (ō, big) +‎ 鹿 (shika, deer). Appears to be a variation on ōjika above.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

大鹿 (hiragana おおしか, rōmaji Ōshika)

  1. a village in Nagano
  2. A surname​.

Etymology 3[edit]

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Kanji in this term
鹿
だい
Grade: 1
ろく
Grade: S
on'yomi

Probably coined in Japan from Middle Chinese-derived components, as (dai, great) +‎ 鹿 (roku, stag, male deer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

大鹿 (hiragana だいろく, rōmaji dairoku)

  1. (shogi) the great stag, a piece in taikyoku shogi

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 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