不自然

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
ぜん
Grade: 4
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (fu-, not, un-) +‎ 自然 (shizen, nature, natural).

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

不自然 (-na inflection, hiragana ふしぜん, romaji fushizen)

  1. abnormal, unnatural
  2. forced, strained
  3. artificial

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

不自然 (hiragana ふしぜん, romaji fushizen)

  1. unnaturalness
  2. strain
  3. artificiality

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

不自然 (bujayeon) (hangeul 부자연)

  1. Hanja form? of 부자연, “unnaturalness”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.
自然

EtymologyEdit

From  ("not, un-") + 自然 ("nature, natural").

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bùzìrán [Phonetic: zìrán]
Zhuyin ㄅㄨˋ ㄗˋ ㄖㄢˊ
IPA (key) /pu⁵¹⁻³⁵ t͡sz̩⁵¹ ʐa̠n³⁵/

AdjectiveEdit

不自然 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bùzìrán)

  1. unnatural, contrived, strained
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