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反動

ChineseEdit

wrong side out or up; anti-
 
to use; to act; to move; to change
trad. (反動)
simp. (反动)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

反動

  1. reactionary

NounEdit

反動

  1. reaction

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
はん
Grade: 3
どう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

反動 (hiragana はんどう, romaji handō)

  1. reaction, especially oppositions to changes
    それは保守 (ほしゅ)反動 (はんどう)だ。
    sore wa hoshu handō da.
    That is reactionary and conservative.
  2. (weaponry) recoil, kickback, repercussion

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.