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化学

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Etymology

From  (ka), change into) +  (gaku), branch of study)

Noun

化学 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai 化學, hiragana かがく, romaji kagaku)

  1. chemistry

Homophones

Derived terms

Related terms

  • 化繊 (kasen): synthetic fiber

Usage notes

  • Sometimes pronounced ばけがく (bakegaku) in order to differentiate from phonetically identical 科学 (kagaku), meaning science.

Mandarin

simplified

traditional

化學

Pronunciation

Noun

化学 (simplified, Pinyin huàxué, traditional 化學)

  1. chemistry

Min Nan

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [ hua˥˧hak˥˥ ]

Noun

化学 (simplified, POJ hòa-ha̍k, traditional 化學)

  1. chemistry

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