建設

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 4
せつ
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

建設 (hiragana けんせつ, romaji kensetsu)

  1. construction, building (of a dam, bridge, or other large project)
    • 1948, 海野十三, 海底都市:
      そして日本 (にほん)では、この海底都市 (かいていとし)建設 (けんせつ) (はじ)まったわけです。
      soshite nihon de wa, kono kaitei toshi no kensetsu ga hajimatta wake desu.
      And that's how Japan began building the underwater city.
  2. establishment of an organization

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

建設 + する (hiragana けんせつする, romaji kensetsu suru)

  1. construct, build (a large project, e.g. a dam, a bridge, a skyscraper, etc.)
  2. establish an organization

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

建設 (geonseol) (hangeul 건설)

  1. Hanja form? of 건설, “construction”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 建设
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiànshè
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄢˋ ㄕㄜˋ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ ʂɤ⁵¹/
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Noun[edit]

建設 (traditional, Pinyin jiànshè, simplified 建设)

  1. construction

Verb[edit]

建設 (traditional, Pinyin jiànshè, simplified 建设)

  1. to build; to construct
  2. to develop

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 建设
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ kɪɛn˥˧ɕiɛt˩˩ ]

Verb[edit]

建設 (traditional, POJ kiàn-siat, traditional 建設, simplified 建设)

  1. to build; to construct; to develop