現代

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Chinese[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

現代

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) modern

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Proper noun[edit]

現代

  1. Hyundai - a global conglomerate company or chaebol, founded in South Korea.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 3

Noun[edit]

現代 (hiragana げんだい, romaji gendai)

  1. the present day, modern times, nowadays

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Derived terms[edit]

  • 現代医療 (gendai iryō): modern medicine
  • 現代英語 (gendai eigo): current English
  • 現代音楽 (gendai ongaku): modern music
  • 現代科学 (gendai kagaku): present-day science, modern science
  • 現代語訳 (gendaigoyaku): modern translation, translation into modern language
  • 現代思想 (gendai shisō): contemporary philosophy, modern thought
  • 現代社会 (gendai shakai): modern society
  • 現代小説 (gendai shōseki): contemporary novel, modern novel
  • 現代新書 (gendai shinsho): a series of paperbacks published since 1964 by Kodansha