過度

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Chinese[edit]

 
(experienced action marker); to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; (surname); excessively; too-
capacity; degree; standard
trad. (過度)
simp. (过度)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

過度

  1. excessive

Adverb[edit]

過度

  1. excessively
    反應過度 / 反应过度  ―  fǎnyìng guòdù  ―  to overreact

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 5

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/kwado//kado/

From Middle Chinese compound 過度 ‎(kwaH  duH , literally to pass, to go too far + measure, degree). Compare modern Mandarin reading guòdù, or Min Nan kè-tō͘.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

過度 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana かど, romaji kado, historical hiragana くわど)

  1. excessive

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Often used as a noun modifying another noun, with the particle ‎(no), rather than with the adjectival particle ‎(na). Compare the use of English excess and excessive.

過度 (かど)のストレス、過度 (かど)食欲 (しょくよく)
kado no sutoresu, kado no shokuyoku
excess[ive] stress, excess[ive] appetite

Noun[edit]

過度 ‎(hiragana かど, romaji kado, historical hiragana くわど)

  1. excess

References[edit]

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