変化

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See also: 變化 and 变化

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on'yomi

‎(hen, to change) +‎ ‎(ka, to change into)

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Noun[edit]

変化 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變化, hiragana へんか, romaji henka, historical hiragana へんくわ)

  1. change in society, climate, or condition, transformation, variety
  2. variation
  3. declension
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Verb[edit]

変化 + する ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變化, hiragana へんかする, romaji henka suru)

  1. to change, to vary
    気候 (きこう)変化 (へんか)した。
    kikō ga henkashita.
    The climate has changed.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4
け > げ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

‎(hen, abnormal) +‎ ‎(ke, change oneself into)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

変化 ‎(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 變化, hiragana へんげ, romaji henge)

  1. goblin, ghost; an apparition
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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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