化学

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Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of 化学 – see 化學.
(This term, 化学, is the simplified form of 化學.)
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Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
がく
Grade: 1
on'yomi

‎(ka, to change into) +‎ ‎(-gaku, branch of study)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

化学 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 化學, hiragana かがく, romaji kagaku, historical hiragana くわがく)

  1. chemistry
Derived terms[edit]
Related terms[edit]
  • 化繊 (kasen): synthetic fiber

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ばけ
Grade: 3
がく
Grade: 1
yutōyomi

Variant pronunciation, sometimes used to differentiate from phonetically identical 科学 (かがく) ‎(kagaku, science).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

化学 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 化學, hiragana ばけがく, romaji bakegaku)

  1. chemistry

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0