変化

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 3

Etymology 1[edit]

From (hen, change) + (ka, change into)

Noun[edit]

変化 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變化, hiragana へんか, romaji henka)

  1. change in society, climate, or condition, transformation, variety
  2. variation
  3. declension
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Verb[edit]

変化 + する (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變化, hiragana へんかする, romaji henka suru)

  1. to change, to vary
    気候変化し
    きこうがへんかした。
    kikō ga henka shita.
    The climate has changed.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From (hen, abnormal) + (ke, change oneself into)

Noun[edit]

変化 (hiragana へんげ, romaji henge)

  1. goblin, ghost; an apparition
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