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McDonald's Big Mac box with 巨无霸 written on it

Question: Why is a Big Mac called 巨无霸 (jùwúbà)?

Translating the individual hanzi:

  • (jù) = huge
  • (wú) = without
  • (bà) = tyrant; lord

So 巨 seems reasonable (essentially the "big" part of "Big Mac"), but the rest doesn't make sense to me.

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https://baike.baidu.com/item/%E5%B7%A8%E6%97%A0%E9%9C%B8/1226195

巨无霸 (巨毋霸) was a historical character who was famous for being a giant. Later people commonly use '巨无霸' as a nickname for something that is 'giant size'. For example, compare to modern dragonfly's modest 1-4 inches length, the dragonfly- like Meganeuropsis was no doubt a 'giant'(巨无霸) with it's 18 inches long body

Meganeuropsis- 青蜓中的巨无霸 (giant among dragonflies)

Meganeuropsis

巨无霸 is not a translation of 'Big Mac', it is a Chinese name for 'Big Mac' . Someone gave 'Big Mac' this Chinese name because the selling point of 'Big Mac' is "it is BIG"

'Big Mac' is 'giant' among hamburgers

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巨无霸 means big, no other can compare. It really fits the Big Mac's character.

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Big Mac=巨无霸 BROCKEN GIGANT=巨无霸 Maximals=巨无霸(《Transfomers :Beast War》)

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