化学

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See also: 化學

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 化學 (“chemistry; celluloid; etc.”).
(This term, 化学, is the simplified form of 化學.)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
がく
Grade: 1
kan’on
Alternative spelling
化學 (kyūjitai)

From Chinese 化學, which literally means "study of changes".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(がく) (kagakuくわがく (kwagaku)?

  1. chemistry (branch of natural science)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ば(け)
Grade: 3
がく
Grade: 1
kun’yomi kan’on
Alternative spelling
化學 (kyūjitai)

化け (bake, stem of 化ける (bakeru, to transform)) +‎ (-gaku, -logy; -graphy). Alternative reading sometimes used to differentiate from phonetically identical 科学 (kagaku, science).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(ばけ)(がく) (bakegaku

  1. chemistry (branch of natural science)

References[edit]

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