See also: 変化 and 变化

ChineseEdit

 
to change; to become different; to transform
to change; to become different; to transform; to vary; rebellion
 
to make into; to change into; ‑ization
to make into; to change into; ‑ization; to ... ‑ize; to transform
trad. (變化)
simp. (变化)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (1) (32)
Final () (79) (99)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () Chongniu III II
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/pˠiᴇnH/ /hˠuaH/
Pan
Wuyun
/pᵚiɛnH/ /hʷᵚaH/
Shao
Rongfen
/piænH/ /xuaH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/pianH/ /hwaɨH/
Li
Rong
/pjɛnH/ /xuaH/
Wang
Li
/pĭɛnH/ /xwaH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/pi̯ɛnH/ /xwaH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
biàn huà
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
bin3 faa3
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
biàn huà
Middle
Chinese
‹ pjenH › ‹ xwæH ›
Old
Chinese
/*pro[n]-s/ /*qʷʰˁ<r>aj-s/
English change (v.) transform

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 8612 5327
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
3 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*prons/ /*hŋʷraːls/

VerbEdit

變化

  1. (intransitive) to change; to vary
    計劃跟不上變化 / 计划跟不上变化  ―  Jìhuà gēnbushàng biànhuà.  ―  No plan can anticipate every possible change.
    計劃不如變化 / 计划不如变化  ―  Jìhuà bùrú biànhuà kuài.  ―  Change happens faster than plans can be made.
    世界唯一不變就是變化 [MSC, trad.]
    世界唯一不变就是变化 [MSC, simp.]
    Shìjiè shàng wéiyī bùbiàn de jiùshì biànhuà. [Pinyin]
    The only constant in the world is change.
    過去變化 [MSC, trad.]
    过去变化 [MSC, simp.]
    Zài guòqù jǐ nián lǐ tā de biànhuà hěn dà. [Pinyin]
    He has changed a lot over the past few years.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (變化):
  • Japanese: (へん)() (henka)
  • Korean: 변화 (變化, byeonhwa)
  • Vietnamese: biến hóa (變化)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
へん
Hyōgaiji

Grade: 3
on’yomi

NounEdit

(へん)() (henka (kyūjitai, shinjitai 変化)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 変化: change; variation

VerbEdit

(へん)()する (henka surusuru (stem (へん)() (henka shi), past (へん)()した (henka shita), kyūjitai, shinjitai 変化)

  1. Kyūjitai form of 変化: to change, to vary

ConjugationEdit


KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

變化 (byeonhwa) (hangeul 변화)

  1. Hanja form? of 변화 (change; variation).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

VerbEdit

變化

  1. Hán tự form of biến hóa (to transform, to evolve).