科学

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See also: 科學

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see 科學 (“science; scientific; etc.”).
(This term, 科学, is the simplified form of 科學.)
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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
がく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese elements (MC kʰuɑ, “field”) + (MC ɦˠʌk̚, “field”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

科学 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 科學, hiragana かがく, rōmaji kagaku, historical hiragana くわがく)

  1. science
    とある () (がく)超電磁砲 (レールガン)
    Toaru Kagaku no Rērugan
    A Certain Scientific Railgun
    Synonym: サイエンス (saiensu)

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes pronounced しながく (shinagaku) in order to differentiate from phonetically identical 化学 (kagaku, chemistry).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN