See also: 變化 and 变化

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4

Grade: 3
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
變化 (kyūjitai)

(hen, to change) +‎ (ka, to change into)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(へん)() (henkaへんくわ (fenkwa)?

  1. change in society, climate, or condition, transformation, variety
  2. variation
  3. declension
  4. (sumo) a step to one side during the tachiai, the initial charge at the start of a sumo match; a sidestep
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

(へん)()する (henka surusuru (stem (へん)() (henka shi), past (へん)()した (henka shita))

  1. to change, to vary
    気候(きこう)変化(へんか)した。
    Kikō ga henkashita.
    The climate has changed.
ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
へん
Grade: 4
け > げ
Grade: 3
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
變化 (kyūjitai)

(hen, abnormal) +‎ (ke, change oneself into)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(へん)() (henge

  1. goblin, ghost; an apparition
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN