反動

Contents

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.
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