流行性

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Chinese[edit]

 
to flow; to spread; to circulate; to move
 
all right; capable; competent; OK; okay; to go; to do; to travel; temporary; to walk; to go; will do; behavior; conduct; a row; profession; professional
 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to -ness or -ity
simp. and trad.
(流行性)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

流行性

  1. epidemic

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りゅう
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

流行性 (hiragana りゅうこうせい, romaji ryūkōsei)

  1. epidemic nature (being highly contagious)

Usage notes[edit]

This term nearly always occurs in compounds, specifically names of epidemic diseases such as 流行性感冒 (influenza). The term for an epidemic, or an outbreak of highly contagious disease, is 流行病.

References[edit]

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