活動

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かつ
Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

活動 (hiragana かつどう, romaji katsudō)

  1. activity, work, operation
    • 1921, 牧野信一, 失題:
      「あの、活動 (かつどう)のならこちらに見本 (みほん)がございますから、どうぞ。
      "ano, katsudō no nara kochira ni mihon ga gozaimasu kara, dōzo.
      Um, if you're going to go about that work, you might want to use this as an example.

Verb[edit]

活動 + する (hiragana かつどうする, romaji katsudō suru)

  1. to act, to operate, to work
    • 1914, 夏目漱石, 私の個人主義:
       (おも)われるのですけれども、実際 (じっさい)その (とお)りに (かね)活動 (かつどう)する以上 (いじょう) (いた) (かた)がない。
      omowareru no desu keredomo, jissai sono tōri ni kane ga katsudō suru ijō wa itashikata ga nai.
      I can't help but think that in reality, money cannot act in any other way.

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]

活動 (hwaldong) (hangeul 활동)

  1. Hanja form? of 활동, “activity”.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 活动
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huódòng
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄛˊ ㄉㄨㄥˋ
IPA (key) /xu̯ɔ³⁵ tʊŋ⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

活動 (traditional, Pinyin huódòng, simplified 活动)

  1. shaky
  2. flexible

Noun[edit]

活動 (traditional, Pinyin huódòng, simplified 活动)

  1. activity

Verb[edit]

活動 (traditional, Pinyin huódòng, simplified 活动)

  1. move about
  2. maneuver; wangle

Derived terms[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 活动
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ uaʔ˨˩taŋ˧˧ ]

Noun[edit]

活動 (traditional, POJ o̍ah-tāng, traditional 活動, simplified 活动)

  1. activity