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ヘン
hen
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か.わる
ka.waru
か.わり
ka.wari
か.える
ka.eru
Meaning unusual, change, strange

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大変 たいへん
taihen
  1. adverb very, greatly
  2. na-adjective noun immense, enormous, great
  3. serious, grave, dreadful, terrible
  4. difficult, hard
  5. archaism major incident, disaster
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へん
hen
  1. na-adjective noun strange, odd, peculiar, weird, curious, queer, eccentric, funny, suspicious, fishy
  2. unexpected
  3. change
  4. incident, disturbance, disaster, accident
  5. noun (prefix) flat (music)
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変わる かわる
kawaru
  1. Godan-ru verb intransitive verb to change, to be transformed, to be altered, to vary
  2. to move to
  3. to be different, to be uncommon, to be unusual
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変化 へんか
henka
  1. noun auxillary suru verb change, variation, alteration, mutation, transition, transformation, transfiguration, metamorphosis
  2. variety, diversity
  3. inflection, declension, conjugation
  4. sumo term sidestepping
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変更 へんこう
henkou
noun auxillary suru verb change, modification, alteration, revision, amendment
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一変 いっぺん
ippen
noun auxillary suru verb complete change, about-face
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変遷 へんせん
hensen
noun auxillary suru verb change, transition, vicissitudes
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変動 へんどう
hendou
noun auxillary suru verb change, fluctuation
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不変 ふへん
fuhen
na-adjective noun no-adjective eternal, everlasting, unchangeable, immutable, immovable, constant, permanent, indestructible
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変移 へんい
heni
noun auxillary suru verb change, alteration, transmutation, mutation
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変換 へんかん
henkan
noun auxillary suru verb change, conversion, transformation, translation
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変形 へんけい
henkei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective transformation, variation, metamorphosis, modification, deformation, variety, deformity, monster
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変身 へんしん
henshin
noun auxillary suru verb metamorphosis, disguise, transformation, shapeshifting, morphing
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変貌 へんぼう
henbou
noun auxillary suru verb transfiguration, transformation, change of appearance
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変容 へんよう
henyou
noun auxillary suru verb changed appearance
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急変 きゅうへん
kyuuhen
  1. noun auxillary suru verb sudden turn, sudden change
  2. (suddenly occurring) accident, emergency
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相変わらず あいかわらず
aikawarazu
adverb as ever, as usual, the same, still
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変わった かわった
kawatta
prenominal another, different, various, particular, unusual, novel, peculiar
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変わらない かわらない
kawaranai
adjective constant, invariant
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変革 へんかく
henkaku
  1. noun auxillary suru verb change, transformation, innovation, reform, revolution, revolutionizing, upheaval
  2. Reformation
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変わり かわり
kawari
  1. noun change, alteration
  2. unusual state or event, accident, abnormality
  3. difference, distinction
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変化球 へんかきゅう
henkakyuu
noun baseball term breaking ball (pitch), curve ball, screwball
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政変 せいへん
seihen
noun political disturbance, political change, coup d'état, coup, revolution, overthrowing of a government (e.g. Jasmine Revolution)
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異変 いへん
ihen
noun no-adjective unusual phenomenon, unusual event, abnormal event, accident
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事変 じへん
jihen
noun accident, disaster, incident, uprising, emergency
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変質 へんしつ
henshitsu
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective alteration (of character or essence), change in quality, transformation, deterioration, degeneration, transmutation
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変造 へんぞう
henzou
noun auxillary suru verb alteration, defacement, debasement, falsification, forgery
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変則 へんそく
hensoku
na-adjective noun no-adjective irregularity
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激変 げきへん
gekihen
noun auxillary suru verb sudden change, upheaval
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変える かえる
kaeru
  1. Ichidan verb transitive verb to change, to alter, to transform, to convert, to turn, to vary
  2. to reform, to revise, to amend
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肝硬変 かんこうへん
kankouhen
noun cirrhosis of the liver
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変更届 へんこうとどけ
henkoutodoke
noun abbreviation notification of change, alteration report, registration of modification
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様変わり さまがわり
samagawari
noun auxillary suru verb changing completely
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地殻変動 ちかくへんどう
chikakuhendou
noun no-adjective change in earth's crust
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移り変わり うつりかわり
utsurikawari
noun change (e.g. season)
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変え かえ
kae
noun changing, change
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可変 かへん
kahen
na-adjective noun no-adjective variable, changeable, convertible, controllable
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変異 へんい
heni
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective variation, rogue (something)
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変死 へんし
henshi
noun auxillary suru verb unnatural death, accidental death, violent death
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改変 かいへん
kaihen
noun auxillary suru verb change, innovation, transformation
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変幻 へんげん
hengen
noun auxillary suru verb transformation
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変心 へんしん
henshin
noun auxillary suru verb change of mind, inconstancy, apostasy
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変人 へんじん
henjin
noun eccentric, crank, oddball
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変性 へんせい
hensei
noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective denature, degenerate
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変節 へんせつ
hensetsu
noun auxillary suru verb apostasy, betrayal
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変装 へんそう
hensou
noun auxillary suru verb disguise, masquerade
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変速 へんそく
hensoku
noun auxillary suru verb shifting gears
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変態 へんたい
hentai
  1. noun auxillary suru verb no-adjective transformation, metamorphosis
  2. abnormality, pervert
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変転 へんてん
henten
noun auxillary suru verb mutation, change, transition
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変哲 へんてつ
hentetsu
noun unusual
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