変成岩

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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変成岩

  1. metamorphic rock

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: 4 Grade: 2

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 変成 (hensei, metamorphosis) +‎ (gan, rock). Unclear if this was coined in Japan using Sinitic elements, or if it was borrowed in its entirety from Chinese.

Noun[edit]

変成岩 (hiragana へんせいがん, romaji henseigan)

  1. metamorphic rock

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