洋洋

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

ocean; foreign ocean; foreign
simp. and trad.
(洋洋)
alternative forms 揚揚扬扬

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

洋洋 (literary, ideophonic)

  1. vast; great; impressive
  2. overflowing; drifting
  3. leisurely
  4. self-satisfied; immensely pleased with oneself
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 養養 (“worried; anxious”).
(This term, 洋洋, is a variant form of 養養.)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 3
よう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Adjective[edit]

洋洋(ようよう) (yōyō-tari (adnominal 洋洋(ようよう)たる (yōyō taru), adverbial 洋洋(ようよう) (yōyō to) or 洋洋(ようよう)として (yōyō toshite))

  1. Alternative form of 洋々