ChineseEdit

day; sky; heaven
 
so; thus; like this
so; thus; like this; ‑ly; correct; right
trad. (天然)
simp. #(天然)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

天然

  1. (attributive) natural (produced by nature)
    天然雜質 / 天然杂质  ―  tiānrán zázhì  ―  natural impurity
    天然種植 / 天然种植  ―  Tiānrán zhòngzhí.  ―  Grown naturally.

Usage notesEdit

天然 (tiānrán) can only be used as an attributive to describe things that are literally produced by nature. Unlike the usual term for natural, 自然 (zìrán), it cannot be graded or used figuratively.

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (天然):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
ねん
Grade: 4
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(てん)(ねん) (tennen

  1. being natural
    Synonym: 自然
    Antonym: 人工
  2. Short for 天然惚け.: airheaded

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

天然 (cheonyeon) (hangeul 천연)

  1. Hanja form? of 천연 (natural).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

天然

  1. Hán tự form of thiên nhiên (nature).

AdjectiveEdit

天然

  1. Hán tự form of thiên nhiên (natural).