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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
きゅう
Grade: 5
へい
Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From ‎(kyū, old) + ‎(hei, evil practice)

PronunciationEdit

Adjectival nounEdit

旧弊 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana きゅうへい, romaji kyūhei)

  1. antiquated
    水銀治療 (すいぎんちりょう)といった旧弊 (きゅうへい)治療 (ちりょう)
    suigin chiryō to itta kyūhei na chiryō
    the antiquated medical practice of treating with mercury
  2. old-fashioned, conservative

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

旧弊 ‎(hiragana きゅうへい, romaji kyūhei)

  1. conservatism
  2. old abuses
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