革命

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Chinese[edit]

Chinese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia zh

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("to change") +  ("life").

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (革命, reconstructed)
Character (革), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 見 (28)
Final: 麥
Division: II

Openness: Open
Tone: Checked (Ø)

Fanqie: 古核切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/kɣɛk̚/ /kæk̚/ /kɛk̚/ /kɯæk̚/ /kəɨjk̚/ /kæk̚/ /kɐk̚/
Character (命), Pronunciation (1/1)

Initial: 明 (4)
Final: 庚
Division: III

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 眉病切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/mɣiæŋH/ /mi̯ɐŋH/ /miɐŋH/ /mɯiaŋH/ /miajŋH/ /mĭɐŋH/ /miaŋH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (革命, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system (2011)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
‹ kɛk › /*kˁrək/ hide, skin
‹ kɛk › /*kˁrək/ change (v.)
mìng ‹ mjængH › /*mə-riŋ-s (dial. › *mreŋ-s)/ command
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3835 0 /*krɯːɡ/
8275 0 /*mreŋs/ 令轉註字

Definitions[edit]

革命

  1. to revolt; revolution; revolutionary

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (革命):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かく
Grade: 6
めい
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

革命 (hiragana かくめい, romaji kakumei)

  1. a revolution; a coup d'état
  2. one of the sankaku in traditional cosmology; a year often accompanied by change

Compounds[edit]

See also[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

Hanja[edit]

革命 (hyeongmyeong) (hangeul 혁명, revised hyeokmyeong, McCune-Reischauer hyŏkmyŏng, Yale hyekmyeng)

  1. Hanja form? of 혁명, “revolution”.