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EtymologyEdit

Sino-Korean word from 分子, from (to divide). Borrowing from Japanese 分子 (bunshi), from Middle Chinese 分子 (pjun tsiX).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key)[pund͡ʑa̠]
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NounEdit

분자 (bunja)

  1. (chemistry) molecule
  2. (arithmetic) numerator
  3. (politics) element, faction
    당내의 반동 분자를 일소해야 한다.
    Dangnae-ui bandong bunja-reul ilsohaeya handa.
    We must cleanse the party of its reactionary element.