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to confer; to grant; to seal; (a measure word)
 
to establish; to found; to set up; to build; to construct
simp. and trad.
(封建)
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
封建 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Fengjian (English)

EtymologyEdit

In the sense of "feudalism", wasei kango (和製漢語), borrowed from Japanese  (ほう) (けん) (hōken).

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

封建

  1. (historical) fengjian (a system of enfeoffment in ancient China)
  2. feudalism; European feudalism

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

封建

  1. feudal; feudalistic
    封建迷信  ―  fēngjiàn míxìn  ―  feudalistic and superstitious (things)
  2. (informal) stuffy; conservative; old-fashioned

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
ほう
Grade: S
けん
Grade: 4

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

封建 (hiragana ほうけん, rōmaji hōken)

  1. feudalism