活動

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かつ
Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

NounEdit

活動 (hiragana かつどう, romaji katsudō)

  1. activity, work, operation
    • 1921, 牧野信一, 失題:
      「あの、活動 (かつどう)のならこちらに見本 (みほん)がございますから、どうぞ。
      "ano, katsudō no nara kochira ni mihon ga gozaimasu kara, dōzo.
      Um, if you're going to go about that work, you might want to use this as an example.

VerbEdit

活動 + する (hiragana かつどうする, romaji katsudō suru)

  1. to act, to operate, to work
    • 1914, 夏目漱石, 私の個人主義:
       (おも)われるのですけれども、実際 (じっさい)その (とお)りに (かね)活動 (かつどう)する以上 (いじょう) (いた) (かた)がない。
      omowareru no desu keredomo, jissai sono tōri ni kane ga katsudō suru ijō wa itashikata ga nai.
      I can't help but think that in reality, money cannot act in any other way.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

活動 (hwaldong) (hangeul 활동)

  1. Hanja form? of 활동, “activity”.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 活动
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin huódòng
Zhuyin ㄏㄨㄛˊ ㄉㄨㄥˋ
IPA (key) /xu̯ɔ³⁵ tʊŋ⁵¹/
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AdjectiveEdit

活動 (traditional, Pinyin huódòng, simplified 活动)

  1. shaky
  2. flexible

NounEdit

活動 (traditional, Pinyin huódòng, simplified 活动)

  1. activity

VerbEdit

活動 (traditional, Pinyin huódòng, simplified 活动)

  1. move about
  2. maneuver; wangle

Derived termsEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl. 活动
trad.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ uaʔ˨˩taŋ˧˧ ]

NounEdit

活動 (traditional, POJ o̍ah-tāng, traditional 活動, simplified 活动)

  1. activity
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