Other Word Forms
Origin of daimyo
- Japanese daimyō dai great, big daikon myō name (from Early Middle Chinese mjiajng) (Tibetan ming name) (Burmese mañ to be named)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Japanese 大名 (daimyō), from Middle Chinese 大名 (dàj-mjieng "excellent one"), from 大 "great" + 名 "name" (compare Mandarin dàmíng).