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開花

ChineseEdit

open; operate (vehicle); start
 
flower; blossom; to spend (money, time); fancy pattern
trad. (開花)
simp. (开花)

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VerbEdit

開花

  1. to blossom
    不會記著無論怎麼自由開花 [MSC, trad.]
    不会记着无论怎么自由开花 [MSC, simp.]
    Dàn yǒu yīge mèng, bùhuì sǐ, jìzhe ba! Wúlùn yǔ zěnme dǎ, zìyóu réng shì huì kāihuā! [Pinyin]
    But there is a dream [which] does not die, remember it! No matter how [heavy] the rain is, freedom will still blossom!

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 3

Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 開花 (khoj xwæ, literally to open + flower). Compare modern Mandarin reading kāihuā.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

開花 (hiragana かいか, romaji kaika, historical hiragana かいくわ)

  1. flowering, blossoming
    今年 (ことし)開花 (かいか) (はや)い。
    Kotoshi wa kaika ga hayai.
    This year's bloom was early.
  2. (by extension) showing results, bearing fruit, being successful

VerbEdit

開花 + する (intransitive, hiragana かいかする, romaji kaika suru)

  1. to flower, to blossom, to bloom
  2. (by extension) to show results, to bear fruit, to be a success

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.