文化

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: 3

Etymology[edit]

From (bun, culture) + (ka, change for the better)

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Noun[edit]

文化 (hiragana ぶんか, romaji bunka)

  1. culture
    • 1928, 岸田國士, 「語られる言葉」の美:
      これは、国語 (こくご)性格 (せいかく)に、文化 (ぶんか)伝統 (でんとう)国民性 (こくみんせい)特質 (とくしつ)作用 (さよう)するからである。
      kore wa, kokugo no seikaku ni, bunka no dentō, kokuminsei no tokushitsu ga sayō suru kara de aru.
      The tradition of culture and the traits of the nation function to make the character of the national language.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

文化 (munhwa) (hangeul 문화)

  1. Hanja form? of 문화, “culture”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wénhuà
Zhuyin ㄨㄣˊ ㄏㄨㄚˋ
IPA (key) /u̯ən³⁵ xu̯a̠⁵¹/
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Noun[edit]

文化 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin wénhuà)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) culture
    不同國家不同文化。 (trad.)
    不同国家不同文化。 (simp.)
    bùtóng de guójiā yǒu bùtóng de wénhuà
    Different countries have different cultures.

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ bun˨˩hua˨˩ ]

Noun[edit]

文化 (traditional and simplified, POJ bûn-hòa)

  1. culture