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Ōtsuki 1
Type Surname
Usage Japanese
Scripts 大月, 大槻, 大築, 大附, 大即, 王月(Japanese Kanji) おおつき(Japanese Hiragana) オオツキ(Japanese Katakana)
Pronounced Pron. O:-TSKEE, O:-TSUU-KEE  [key]
Other Forms FormsOotsuki, Otsuki, Ohtsuki

Meaning & History

This surname combines 大 (tai, dai, oo-, -oo.ini, oo.kii) "large, big" with 月 (gatsu, getsu, tsuki) meaning "moon, month," 槻 (ki, tsuki) meaning "Zelkova tree," 築 (chiku, kizu.ku, tsuki) meaning "build, construct, fabricate," 附 (fu, tsu.ku, tsu.keru) meaning "affixed, append, attach" or 即 (soku, sunawa.chi, tsu.ku, tsu.keru) meaning "adapt, agree, as is, conform, instant, namely." It can also be used to combine 王 (ou, -nou) meaning "king, magnate, rule" and 月.

Ōtsuki (大月 and 大槻) is also used as a place name.
Added 9/11/2015 by m4yb3_daijirou
Edited 3/9/2020 by Mike C

Ōtsuki 2
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Type Surname (from location)
Usage Japanese
Scripts 大槻(Japanese Kanji) おおつき(Japanese Hiragana)
Pronounced Pron. /o̞ː.t͡sɨᵝ.kʲi/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Japanese 大 (ō) meaning "big, great" and 槻 (tsuki) referring to a type of tree (genus Zelkova).
Added 5/8/2023 by anonymous

See Also

User submission Otsuki