巨人

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Chinese[edit]

 
very large; huge; tremendous; gigantic
man; person; people
simp. and trad.
(巨人)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

巨人

  1. giant

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
きょ
Grade: S
じん
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

‎(kyo, giant) +‎ ‎(jin, man)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

巨人 ‎(hiragana きょじん, romaji kyojin)

  1. a giant
  2. a mythical giant
  3. a very tall person
  4. a great person
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Originally an abbreviation for 東京巨人軍 (とうきょうきょじんぐん, ​Tōkyō Kyojin-gun), which is now the Yomiuri Giants.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

巨人 ‎(hiragana きょじん, romaji Kyojin)

  1. (baseball) the Yomiuri Giants, a baseball team in Japan

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

巨人 ‎(geoin) ‎(hangeul 거인)

  1. Hanja form? of 거인, “giant”.