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to live; alive; living; work; workmanship
 
to move; to change; to use; to act
trad. (活動)
simp. (活动)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

活動

  1. to move about; to exercise
  2. to maneuver; to wangle

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

活動

  1. (uncountable) activity (condition in which things are happening)
    地震活動 / 地震活动  ―  dìzhèn huódòng  ―  seismic activity
    內心活動 / 内心活动  ―  nèixīn huódòng  ―  innermost thoughts
  2. (countable) activity (a thing that is done); event (Classifier: m)
    組織活動 / 组织活动  ―  zǔzhī huódòng  ―  to organize activities
    體育活動 / 体育活动  ―  tǐyù huódòng  ―  sporting activities
    募捐活動 / 募捐活动  ―  mùjuān huódòng  ―  fundraising activity
  3. (countable, uncountable, advertising) promotion; campaign; event (Classifier: m)

AdjectiveEdit

活動

  1. shaky; unstable
  2. flexible; movable

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (活動):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
かつ
Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

活動 (hiragana かつどう, rōmaji katsudō)

  1. activity, work, operation
    • 1921, 牧野信一, 失題:
      「あの、活動 (かつどう)のならこちらに見本 (みほん)がございますから、どうぞ。
      “Ano, katsudō no nara kochira ni mihon ga gozaimasu kara, dōzo.
      Um, if you're going to go about that work, you might want to use this as an example.

VerbEdit

活動する (suru conjugation, hiragana かつどうする, rōmaji katsudō suru)

  1. to act, to operate, to work
    • 1914, 夏目漱石, 私の個人主義:
       (おも)われるのですけれども、実際 (じっさい)その (とお)りに (かね)活動 (かつどう)する以上 (いじょう) (いた) (かた)がない。
      Omowareru no desu keredomo, jissai sono tōri ni kane ga katsudō suru ijō wa itashikata ga nai.
      I can't help but think that in reality, money cannot act in any other way.

ConjugationEdit

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

活動 (hwaldong) (hangeul 활동)

  1. Hanja form? of 활동 (activity).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

活動

  1. Hán tự form of hoạt động (activity; event).

AdjectiveEdit

活動

  1. Hán tự form of hoạt động (active).