化学

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 3 Grade: 1

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From (ka, change into) + (gaku, branch of study)

Noun[edit]

化学 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 化學, hiragana かがく, romaji kagaku)

  1. chemistry

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • 化繊 (kasen): synthetic fiber

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sometimes pronounced ばけがく (bakegaku) in order to differentiate from phonetically identical 科学 (kagaku), meaning science.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 化學

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huàxué
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄚˋ ㄒㄩㄝˊ
IPA (key) /xu̯a̠⁵¹ ɕɥ̯œ³⁵/
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Noun[edit]

化学 (simplified, Pinyin huàxué, traditional 化學)

  1. chemistry

Derived terms[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ hua˥˧hak˥˥ ]

Noun[edit]

化学 (simplified, POJ hòa-ha̍k, traditional 化學, simplified 化学)

  1. chemistry