流行性

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Chinese[edit]

 
to flow; to spread; to circulate; to move
 
all right; capable; competent; OK; okay; to go; to do; to travel; temporary; to walk; to go; will do; behavior; conduct; a row; profession; professional
 
sex; nature; surname; suffix corresponding to -ness or -ity
simp. and trad.
(流行性)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

流行性

  1. epidemic

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
りゅう
Grade: 3
こう
Grade: 2
せい
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

流行性 ‎(hiragana りゅうこうせい, romaji ryūkōsei)

  1. epidemic nature (being highly contagious)

Usage notes[edit]

This term nearly always occurs in compounds, specifically names of epidemic diseases such as 流行性感冒 ‎(influenza). The term for an epidemic, or an outbreak of highly contagious disease, is 流行病.

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.