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For pronunciation and definitions of – see 哲學 (“philosophy”).
(This term, 哲学, is the simplified form of 哲學.)
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Kanji in this term
てつ
Grade: S
がく
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(tetsu, clear, wise, sage) +‎ (gaku, study). Coined by Nishi Amane in his 1874 百一新論 as a translation of English philosophy.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

哲学 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 哲學, hiragana てつがく, rōmaji tetsugaku)

  1. philosophy

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Chinese: 哲學
  • Korean: 철학 (cheolhak)
  • Vietnamese: triết học

ReferencesEdit

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