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ChineseEdit

 
to change; to alter; to transform; to correct
 
to change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion
trad. (改變)
simp. (改变)
anagram 變改变改

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

改變

  1. (intransitive) to change (by itself)
    做出改變 / 做出改变  ―  zuòchū gǎibiàn  ―  to make changes
    改變很多 / 改变很多  ―  gǎibiàn le hěnduō.  ―  He has changed a lot.
  2. (transitive) to change (something in some way)
    改變習慣 / 改变习惯  ―  gǎibiàn huài xíguàn  ―  to change a bad habit
    一代計算機改變我們創建媒體方法 [MSC, trad.]
    一代计算机改变我们创建媒体方法 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè yīdài de jìsuànjī gǎibiàn le wǒmen chuàngjiàn méitǐ de fāngfǎ. [Pinyin]
    This generation of computers changed the way we create media.

Usage notesEdit

改變改变 (gǎibiàn) conveys any kind of change, while 改善 (gǎishàn) conveys a change for the better.

SynonymsEdit

  • (to change by itself):
  • (to change something in some way):

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 4
へん
Hyōgaiji
on’yomi

NounEdit

改變 (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 改変, hiragana かいへん, rōmaji kaihen)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 改変: alteration, a change

VerbEdit

改變する (kyūjitai kanji, shinjitai kanji 改変する, suru conjugation, hiragana かいへんする, rōmaji kaihen suru)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 改変: to alter, to change

ConjugationEdit


VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

改變

  1. Hán tự form of cải biên (to arrange (as in a piece of music)).