変成岩

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4
せい
Grade: 4
がん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 変成(hensei, metamorphosis) +‎ (gan, rock). Unclear if this was coined in Japan using Sinitic elements, or if it was borrowed in its entirety from Chinese.

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Noun[edit]

変成岩 ‎(hiragana へんせいがん, romaji henseigan)

  1. metamorphic rock

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