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Characters Pronunciation
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Japanese gaku / がく Japanese (1) learning; scholarship; study; erudition; knowledge; education; (suffix noun) (2) study of ...; -ology; -ics; (personal name) Yutaka; (female given name) Manabu; (female given name) Manabi; (female given name) Satoru; (male given name) Satoshi; (p,s,g) Gaku; (personal name) Akira; (female given name) Ai


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Mandarin sī tú / si1 tu2
Taiwan ssu t`u / ssu tu
Japanese shito / しと
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese minister of education (history); two-character surname Situ
Japanese (See 六卿) Minister of Civil Administration and Social Welfare (Zhou-dynasty China)


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Mandarin jiào yù / jiao4 yu4
Taiwan chiao yü
Japanese kyouiku / kyoiku / きょういく
 Vertical Wall Scroll
Chinese to educate; to teach; education
Japanese (noun/participle) (1) education; schooling; training; instruction; teaching; upbringing; (2) culture; cultivation; education



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Mandarin jiào yǎng / jiao4 yang3
Taiwan chiao yang
Japanese kyouyou / kyoyo / きょうよう
Chinese to train; to educate; to bring up; to nurture; education; culture; upbringing; early conditioning
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) cultivation; refinement; culture; education



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Mandarin kāi juàn yǒu yì / kai1 juan4 you3 yi4
Taiwan k`ai chüan yu i / kai chüan yu i
Chinese lit. opening a book is profitable (idiom); the benefits of education



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Mandarin tíng xùn / ting2 xun4
Taiwan t`ing hsün / ting hsün
Japanese teikin / tekin / ていきん
Chinese tuition within family; education from father
Japanese (archaism) home education


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Mandarin wén jiào / wen2 jiao4
Taiwan wen chiao
Japanese bunkyou / bunkyo / ぶんきょう
Chinese culture and education
Japanese education; culture; (given name) Bunkyou; (given name) Fuminori


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Mandarin xìng jiào yù / xing4 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan hsing chiao yü
Japanese seikyouiku / sekyoiku / せいきょういく
Chinese sex education
Japanese sex education


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Mandarin wén bù shěng / wen2 bu4 sheng3
Taiwan wen pu sheng
Japanese monbushou / monbusho / もんぶしょう
Chinese Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (Japan), ceased to exist in 2001 when it was merged with another ministry
Japanese (See 文部科学省) Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (1871-2001); (o) (abbreviation) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; MEXT


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Mandarin zhōng děng jiào yù / zhong1 deng3 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan chung teng chiao yü
Japanese chuutoukyouiku / chutokyoiku / ちゅうとうきょういく
Chinese secondary education; middle school education
Japanese secondary education


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Mandarin chū děng jiào yù / chu1 deng3 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan ch`u teng chiao yü / chu teng chiao yü
Japanese shotoukyouiku / shotokyoiku / しょとうきょういく
Chinese primary education; junior school education
Japanese elementary education


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Mandarin pǔ tōng jiào yù / pu3 tong1 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan p`u t`ung chiao yü / pu tung chiao yü
Japanese futsuukyouiku / futsukyoiku / ふつうきょういく
Chinese general education
Japanese general education



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Mandarin yì wù jiào yù / yi4 wu4 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan i wu chiao yü
Japanese gimukyouiku / gimukyoiku / ぎむきょういく
Chinese compulsory education
Japanese compulsory education


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Mandarin gāo děng jiào yù / gao1 deng3 jiao4 yu4
Taiwan kao teng chiao yü
Japanese koutoukyouiku / kotokyoiku / こうとうきょういく
Chinese higher education
Japanese higher education


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Japanese saniku / さんいく Japanese education of the head and hand and heart


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Japanese shikomi / しこみ Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) (n,n-suf) (1) training; education; upbringing; (2) stocking up; laying in; (3) preparation (e.g. ingredients); (4) girl studying to become a geisha; (place-name) Shikomi


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Japanese taiiku(p);taiku(ik) / taiku(p);taiku(ik) / たいいく(P);たいく(ik) Japanese physical education


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Japanese hotai / ほたい Japanese (abbreviation) (See 保健体育) health and physical education



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Mandarin jiǎn xué / jian3 xue2
Taiwan chien hsüeh
Chinese to deny oneself comforts in order to save money for one's education



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Mandarin jiān gù / jian1 gu4
Taiwan chien ku
Chinese to attend simultaneously to two or more things; to balance (career and family, family and education etc)


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Japanese betsugaku / べつがく Japanese (ant: 共学) single-sex education


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Mandarin shòu dào / shou4 dao4
Taiwan shou tao
Chinese to receive (praise, an education, punishment etc); to be ...ed (praised, educated, punished etc)


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Japanese keihatsu / kehatsu / けいはつ Japanese (noun/participle) enlightenment; development; edification; public awareness; illumination; education; inspiration



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Mandarin huí lú / hui2 lu2
Taiwan hui lu
Chinese to melt down; to remelt (metals); fig. to acquire new education; to bake again



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Mandarin péi yǎng / pei2 yang3
Taiwan p`ei yang / pei yang
Japanese baiyou / baiyo / ばいよう
Chinese to cultivate; to breed; to foster; to nurture; to educate; to groom (for a position); education; fostering; culture (biology)
Japanese (noun/participle) cultivation; nurture; culture


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Japanese daigaku / だいがく Japanese (1) post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; (2) (abbreviation) former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); (3) the Great Learning (one of the Four Books); (p,s,g) Daigaku



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Mandarin dà xué / da4 xue2
Taiwan ta hsüeh
Japanese daigaku / だいがく
Chinese university; college; CL:所[suo3]; the Great Learning, one of the Four Books 四書|四书[Si4 shu1] in Confucianism
Japanese (out-dated kanji) (1) post-secondary education institution, incl. university, college, etc.; (2) (abbreviation) former central university of Kyoto (established under the ritsuryo system for the training of government administrators); (3) the Great Learning (one of the Four Books); (surname) Daigaku



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Mandarin shī xué / shi1 xue2
Taiwan shih hsüeh
Chinese unable to go to school; an interruption to one's education


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Japanese gakushi / がくし Japanese school expenses; education fund


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Mandarin jiā jiào / jia1 jiao4
Taiwan chia chiao
Japanese kakyou / kakyo / かきょう
Chinese family education; upbringing; to bring sb up; private tutor
Japanese (abbreviation) tutor; (given name) Kakyou; (given name) Ienori
family teaching


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Mandarin yòu jiào / you4 jiao4
Taiwan yu chiao
Chinese preschool education; abbr. for 幼兒教育|幼儿教育[you4 er2 jiao4 yu4]


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Mandarin xián gē / xian2 ge1
Taiwan hsien ko
Japanese genka / げんか
Chinese to sing to a string accompaniment; education (a reference to teaching the people Confucian values by means of song in ancient times)
Japanese singing and (string) music


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Japanese tokuiku / とくいく Japanese moral education


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Mandarin dé yù / de2 yu4
Taiwan te yü
Chinese moral education


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Mandarin chéng jiào / cheng2 jiao4
Taiwan ch`eng chiao / cheng chiao
Japanese shigenori / しげのり
Chinese adult education, abbr. for 成人教育[cheng2 ren2 jiao4 yu4]
Japanese (given name) Shigenori


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Japanese saigaku / さいがく Japanese talent and education



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Mandarin jì zhí / ji4 zhi2
Taiwan chi chih
Chinese technical and vocational (education)


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Mandarin zhī jiào / zhi1 jiao4
Taiwan chih chiao
Chinese program bringing education to underdeveloped areas; to work in such a program


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Mandarin zhèng jiào / zheng4 jiao4
Taiwan cheng chiao
Japanese seikyou / sekyo / せいきょう
Chinese church and state; government and education; political education
Japanese religion and politics; church and state; (given name) Masanori; (personal name) Seikyou
Political teaching, governmental education; politics and the church or religion).


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Mandarin jiào huà / jiao4 hua4
Taiwan chiao hua
Japanese kyouke;kyouge / kyoke;kyoge / きょうけ;きょうげ    kyouka / kyoka / きょうか
Chinese to enlighten; to civilize; to indoctrinate; to train (an animal)
Japanese (noun/participle) {Buddh} guidance; teaching people and leading them to Buddhism; (noun/participle) education; enlightenment; civilization; civilisation; indoctrination
To transform by instruction; teach and convert; to cause another to give alms; guidance


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Japanese kyoui / kyoi / きょうい Japanese (abbreviation) (See 教育委員会・きょういくいいんかい) Board of Education


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Japanese kyougaku / kyogaku / きょうがく Japanese (noun/participle) education and learning; (surname) Kyougaku



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Mandarin jiào xué / jiao4 xue2
Taiwan chiao hsüeh
Chinese to teach; teaching and learning; education; CL:門|门[men2],個|个[ge4]
Japanese See: 教学


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Japanese kyoushoku / kyoshoku / きょうしょく Japanese (1) the teaching profession; (2) education of laity (in Christianity)


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Japanese suuiku / suiku / すういく Japanese (abbreviation) (See 数学教育) mathematics education


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Japanese bunten / ぶんてん Japanese (abbreviation) (See 文部省美術展覧会・もんぶしょうびじゅつてんらんかい) Bunten exhibition; art exhibition sponsored by the Ministry of Education (antecedent of the Nitten exhibition); (given name) Fumihiro


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Japanese bunshou / bunsho / ぶんしょう Japanese Minister of Education, Science and Culture


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Mandarin wén bù / wen2 bu4
Taiwan wen pu
Japanese monbu / もんぶ
Chinese Wenbu or Ombu village in Nyima county 尼瑪縣|尼玛县[Ni2 ma3 xian4], Nagchu prefecture, central Tibet; Tang dynasty equivalent of 吏部, personnel office
Japanese (abbreviation) (See 文部省) Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (1871-2001); (surname) Ayabe


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Japanese bangaku / ばんがく Japanese late education



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Mandarin ào jì / ao4 ji4
Taiwan ao chi
Chinese Aoji, education agent


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Japanese dokushuu / dokushu / どくしゅう Japanese (noun/participle) self-education


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Japanese dokugaku / どくがく Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) self-education; self-instruction; self-study


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Japanese tandai / たんだい Japanese (abbreviation) (See 短期大学) junior college; vocationally oriented two or three year post-secondary education institution


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Mandarin shè jiào / she4 jiao4
Taiwan she chiao
Chinese Socialist education; abbr. for 社會主義教育運動|社会主义教育运动


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Mandarin kē jiào / ke1 jiao4
Taiwan k`o chiao / ko chiao
Chinese science education; popular science



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Mandarin tǒng dú / tong3 du2
Taiwan t`ung tu / tung tu
Chinese standard (unified) pronunciation of a character with multiple readings, as stipulated by the PRC Ministry of Education in 1985


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Japanese biiku / biku / びいく Japanese training in aesthetics; aesthetic education; cultural study; (female given name) Miku


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Japanese ikuei / ikue / いくえい Japanese education; (given name) Ikuei; (female given name) Ikue


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Mandarin tāi jiào / tai1 jiao4
Taiwan t`ai chiao / tai chiao
Japanese taikyou / taikyo / たいきょう
Chinese prenatal education; antenatal training; prenatal influences
Japanese prenatal care; antenatal training



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Mandarin xīng xué / xing1 xue2
Taiwan hsing hsüeh
Chinese to establish schools; to raise the standard of education


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Mandarin méng qiú / meng2 qiu2
Taiwan meng ch`iu / meng chiu
Chinese (traditional title of first readers); primary education; teaching the ignorant; light to the barbarian


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Japanese kuniku / くんいく Japanese (noun/participle) moral influence; moral education


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Japanese kuntou / kunto / くんとう Japanese (noun/participle) education; training; discipline



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Mandarin zǎi jí / zai3 ji2
Taiwan tsai chi
Chinese books (in Confucian education)


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Mandarin táo yě / tao2 ye3
Taiwan t`ao yeh / tao yeh
Japanese touya / toya / とうや
Chinese lit. to fire pots and smelt metal; fig. to educate
Japanese (noun/participle) training; education; cultivation; (personal name) Touya



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Mandarin diàn jiào / dian4 jiao4
Taiwan tien chiao
Chinese multimedia education (abbr. for 電化教育|电化教育)


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Japanese shokuiku / しょくいく Japanese dietary education; nutrition education; food education



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Mandarin yǎng chéng / yang3 cheng2
Taiwan yang ch`eng / yang cheng
Japanese yousei / yose / ようせい
Chinese to cultivate; to raise; to form (a habit); to acquire
Japanese (noun/participle) training; education; development; cultivation



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Mandarin tǐ yù / ti3 yu4
Taiwan t`i yü / ti yü
Chinese sports; physical education
Japanese See: 体育


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Mandarin gāo jiāo / gao1 jiao1
Taiwan kao chiao
Japanese koukyou / kokyo / こうきょう
Chinese higher education; same as 高等教育[gao1 deng3 jiao4 yu4]
Japanese your instructions or suggestions; (given name) Takanori


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Japanese teigakureki / tegakureki / ていがくれき Japanese low-level education; inferior education


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Japanese koukyouiku / kokyoiku / こうきょういく Japanese public education


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Japanese rokusansei / rokusanse / ろくさんせい Japanese six-three system of education (six years of elementary school, followed by three years of junior high school)


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Japanese saikyouiku / saikyoiku / さいきょういく Japanese (noun/participle) retraining; re-education



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Mandarin zhù xué jīn / zhu4 xue2 jin1
Taiwan chu hsüeh chin
Chinese student grant; education grant; scholarship


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Japanese houanden / hoanden / ほうあんでん Japanese school building for housing an imperial photograph and a copy of the Rescript on Education (pre-war Japan)


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Japanese jikyuusou / jikyuso / じきゅうそう Japanese marathon training in physical education classes in Japanese schools



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Mandarin zhèng jiào chǔ / zheng4 jiao4 chu3
Taiwan cheng chiao ch`u / cheng chiao chu
Chinese political education office (within a school) (PRC)


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Japanese kyouikurei / kyoikure / きょういくれい Japanese (expression) regulations pertaining to education


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Japanese kyouikuryoku / kyoikuryoku / きょういくりょく Japanese educational capability; education skills; educational power


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Japanese kyouikugaku / kyoikugaku / きょういくがく Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) pedagogy; pedagogics; education (esp. in the context of the study of education)


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Mandarin jiào yù jiè / jiao4 yu4 jie4
Taiwan chiao yü chieh
Japanese kyouikukai / kyoikukai / きょういくかい
Chinese academic world; academic circles; academia
Japanese education world or circles


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Japanese kyouikushou / kyoikusho / きょういくしょう Japanese Department of Education


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Japanese kyouikuron / kyoikuron / きょういくろん Japanese theory of education; view of education


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Japanese kyouikuhi / kyoikuhi / きょういくひ Japanese education or school expenses


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Mandarin jiào yù bù / jiao4 yu4 bu4
Taiwan chiao yü pu
Chinese Ministry of Education


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Japanese kyouikuchou / kyoikucho / きょういくちょう Japanese superintendent of education


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Japanese kyoubushou / kyobusho / きょうぶしょう Japanese (obsolete) Ministry of Religious Education (1872-1877)


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Japanese kyouyoubu / kyoyobu / きょうようぶ Japanese college of liberal arts (general education); liberal arts school; (place-name) Kyouyoubu


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Japanese bunkyouzoku / bunkyozoku / ぶんきょうぞく Japanese Diet members with a special interest in education


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Japanese monkashou;bunkashou / monkasho;bunkasho / もんかしょう;ぶんかしょう Japanese (See 文部科学大臣) Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology


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Japanese monkashou;bunkashou / monkasho;bunkasho / もんかしょう;ぶんかしょう Japanese (abbreviation) (See 文部科学省) Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; MEXT


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Japanese soukyouiku / sokyoiku / そうきょういく Japanese early education


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Japanese futsuuka / futsuka / ふつうか Japanese (1) (abbreviation) (See 普通科部隊) infantry; (2) (See 普通課程) general education curriculum



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Mandarin shā mǎ tè / sha1 ma3 te4
Taiwan sha ma t`e / sha ma te
Chinese Chinese subculture of young urban migrants, usually of low education, with exaggerated hairstyles, heavy make-up, flamboyant costumes, piercings etc (loanword from "smart")


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Japanese houkyouiku / hokyoiku / ほうきょういく Japanese legal education


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Mandarin kē jiào piàn / ke1 jiao4 pian4
Taiwan k`o chiao p`ien / ko chiao pien
Chinese science education film; popular science movie


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Mandarin cài yuán péi / cai4 yuan2 pei2
Taiwan ts`ai yüan p`ei / tsai yüan pei
Chinese Cai Yuanpei (1868-1940), liberal educationalist, studied in Germany, president of Peking University 1917-19, minister of education for Guomindang



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Mandarin jun gōng jiào / jun1 gong1 jiao4
Taiwan chün kung chiao
Chinese army, civil service and education; all branches of state employment


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Japanese shingakujuku / しんがくじゅく Japanese cramschool (for boys and girls who wish to go on to the next stage of education)


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Information about this dictionary:

Apparently, we were the first ones who were crazy enough to think that western people might want a combined Chinese, Japanese, and Buddhist dictionary.

A lot of westerners can't tell the difference between Chinese and Japanese - and there is a reason for that. Chinese characters and even whole words were borrowed by Japan from the Chinese language in the 5th century. Much of the time, if a word or character is used in both languages, it will have the same or a similar meaning. However, this is not always true. Language evolves, and meanings independently change in each language.

Example: The Chinese character 湯 for soup (hot water) has come to mean bath (hot water) in Japanese. They have the same root meaning of "hot water", but a 湯屋 sign on a bathhouse in Japan would lead a Chinese person to think it was a "soup house" or a place to get a bowl of soup. See this: Soup or Bath

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