爆発

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See also: 爆发

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ばく
Grade: S
はつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/pakupatu//bakufat͡su//bakuhat͡su/

From Middle Chinese compound 爆發 ‎(pɑk pjot, literally burst, explode + fly or send forth). Compare modern Mandarin reading bàofā, Cantonese baau3 faat3.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

爆発 ‎(hiragana ばくはつ, romaji bakuhatsu)

  1. explosion, blast, detonation
  2. eruption

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Verb[edit]

爆発する ‎(hiragana ばくはつする, romaji bakuhatsu suru)

  1. to explode

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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