分子

ChineseEdit

 
to divide; minute; (a measure word); (a unit of leng
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Japanese 分子 ‎(bunshi), from Middle Chinese 分子 ‎(pjun tsiX).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

分子

  1. (chemistry) molecule
  2. (arithmetic) numerator

Derived termsEdit

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

分子

  1. member (of a class); element (of a group of people)

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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Kanji in this term
ぶん
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese 分子 ‎(pjun tsiX)

NounEdit

分子 ‎(hiragana ぶんし, romaji bunshi)

  1. element (of a group)
  2. (arithmetic) numerator (of a fraction)
  3. (chemistry) molecule

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

分子 ‎(bunja) ‎(hangeul 분자)

  1. Hanja form? of 분자, “molecule; element; numerator”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

分子

  1. Hán tự form of phân tử, "molecule"
  2. Hán tự form of phần tử, "element"
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