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        big / great / huge / large / major

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Grammar: Adjective
Notes: Middle Chinese: daH; the opposite of 小 'small'. For example, 大规模 'large scale.' Note that adjectives of size, like 大, must precede adjectives relating to shape. For example, 大黑马 'large black horse' (ABC 'dà' sv 1; CED '大' 1; GHC '大' 1; Kroll '大' 1; NCCED '大' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1766).
Parent concept: 规模 (Scale)
Topic: Modern Chinese

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