太郎

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Chinese[edit]

 
too (much); very; extremely
too (much); very; extremely; highest; greatest
youth
simp. and trad.
(太郎)

Etymology[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese ()(ろう) (Tarō)

Pronunciation[edit]


Proper noun[edit]

太郎

  1. An orthographic borrowing of the Japanese male given name 太郎, Tarō

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ろう
Grade: S
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
太郞 (kyūjitai)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

()(ろう) (Tarōたらう (tarau)?

  1. A male given name

Usage notes[edit]

Used as a generic or stereotypical male name, like Joe.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN