憲法

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Chinese[edit]

statute; constitution
 
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
trad. (憲法)
simp. (宪法)

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese 憲法 (けんぽう) (kenpō, constitution)

Noun[edit]

憲法

  1. constitution
    恢復憲法秩序 / 恢复宪法秩序  ―  huīfù xiànfǎ zhìxù  ―  to restore constitutional order
    明治憲法 / 明治宪法  ―  míngzhì xiànfǎ  ―  the Meiji Constitution
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Attestable in both pre- and post-Qin texts.

Verb[edit]

憲法

  1. (literary) to announce a decree
  2. (literary) to follow the example of; to take as one's model; to pattern after; to imitate
Synonyms[edit]
  • (to follow the example of):
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Noun[edit]

憲法

  1. (literary) legal code; statute
Synonyms[edit]

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 6
ほう > ぼう
Grade: 4
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 6
ほう > ぽう
Grade: 4
on’yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

憲法 (hiragana けんぽう, rōmaji kenpō, historical hiragana けんぱふ)
(alternative reading hiragana けんぼう, romaji kenbō, historical hiragana けんばふ)

  1. constitution

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

憲法 (heonbeop) (hangeul 헌법)

  1. Hanja form? of 헌법 (constitution).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

憲法

  1. Hán tự form of hiến pháp (constitution).