現代

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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NounEdit

現代 (hiragana げんだい, romaji gendai)

  1. the present day, modern times, nowadays

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • 現代化 (gendaika): modernization
  • 現代劇 (gendaigeki): contemporary drama
  • 現代語 (gendaigo): a modern language
  • 現代史 (gendaishi): contemporary history
  • 現代詩 (gendaishi): modern poetry
  • 現代人 (gendaijin): modern person
  • 現代戦 (gendaisen): modern warfare
  • 現代版 (gendaiban): modern version
  • 現代文 (gendaibun): modern Japanese, current written style
  • 現代的 (gendaiteki): modernistic
  • 現代医療 (gendai iryō): modern medicine
  • 現代英語 (gendai eigo): current English
  • 現代音楽 (gendai ongaku): modern music
  • 現代科学 (gendai kagaku): present-day science, modern science
  • 現代語訳 (gendaigoyaku): modern translation, translation into modern language
  • 現代思想 (gendai shisō): contemporary philosophy, modern thought
  • 現代社会 (gendai shakai): modern society
  • 現代小説 (gendai shōseki): contemporary novel, modern novel
  • 現代新書 (gendai shinsho): a series of paperbacks published since 1964 by Kodansha
  • 現代生活 (gendai seikatsu): contemporary life, present-day life
  • 現代美術 (gendai bijutsu): contemporary art
  • 現代舞踊 (gendai buyō): contemporary dance, modern dance
  • 現代文学 (gendai bungaku): contemporary literature, modern literature
  • 現代文明 (gendai bunmei): modern civilization
  • 現代用語 (gendai yōgo): word of recent origin, neologism
  • 現代アイスランド語 (gendai aisurandogo): modern Icelandic
  • 現代仮名遣い, 現代仮名遣 (gendai kanazukai): modern kana usage
  • 近現代 (kingendai): the modern era; present day

MandarinEdit

simpl. 现代
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xiàndài
Zhuyin ㄒㄧㄢˋ ㄉㄞˋ
IPA (key) /ɕi̯ɛn⁵¹⁻⁵³ taɪ̯⁵¹/
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AdjectiveEdit

現代 (traditional, Pinyin xiàndài, simplified 现代)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) modern

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

現代 (traditional, Pinyin Xiàndài, simplified 现代)

  1. Hyundai - a global conglomerate company or chaebol, founded in South Korea.

See alsoEdit


Min NanEdit

simpl. 现代
trad.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ hɪɛn˨˩tai˧˧ ]

AdjectiveEdit

現代 (traditional, POJ hiān-tāi, traditional 現代, simplified 现代)

  1. modern
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 12:10