ChineseEdit

statute; constitution
 
law; method; way
law; method; way; Buddhist teaching; Legalist; France (abbrev.)
trad. (憲法)
simp. (宪法)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

憲法

  1. constitution
    恢復憲法秩序 / 恢复宪法秩序  ―  huīfù xiànfǎ zhìxù  ―  to restore constitutional order
    明治憲法 / 明治宪法  ―  míngzhì xiànfǎ  ―  the Meiji Constitution
  2. (literary) legal code; statute

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Zhuang: yenfaz

VerbEdit

憲法

  1. (literary) to announce a decree
  2. (literary) to follow the example of; to take as one's model; to pattern after; to imitate

SynonymsEdit

  • (to follow the example of):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 6
ほう > ぽう
Grade: 4
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
けん
Grade: 6
ほう > ぼう
Grade: 4
on’yomi
 憲法 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

憲法(けんぽう) (kenpō (historical kana けんぱふ)
(alternative reading hiragana けんぼう, rōmaji kenbō, historical hiragana けんばふ)

  1. constitution

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

憲法 (heonbeop) (hangeul 헌법)

  1. Hanja form? of 헌법 (constitution).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

憲法

  1. Hán tự form of hiến pháp (constitution).