物理

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Chinese[edit]

thing; object; matter
 
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
simp. and trad.
(物理)

Etymology[edit]

The sense "physics" is reborrowing from Japanese 物理 (ぶつり) (butsuri), in turn from Chinese.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

物理

  1. physics
    等離子體物理 / 等离子体物理  ―  děnglízǐtǐ wùlǐ  ―  plasma physics
  2. (literary) the innate nature of things

Adjective[edit]

物理

  1. physical

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ぶつ
Grade: 3

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

物理 (hiragana ぶつり, romaji butsuri)

  1. physics (physics itself, not the study of it)