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Kun

[koo n] /kʊn/
noun
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Béla
[bey-lo] /ˈbeɪ lɒ/ (Show IPA),
1885–1937, Hungarian Communist leader.
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Kun

/kuːn/
noun
1.
Béla (ˈbeːlɔ). 1886–?1937, Hungarian Communist leader, president of the short-lived Communist republic in Hungary (1919). He was forced into exile and died in a Stalinist purge
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kun

(Japanese: "instruction"), one of two alternate readings (the other is on) for a kanji (Japanese: "character"). The ambiguity of a kanji arises from its having two values: the meaning of the original Chinese character from which the kanji is derived and a Chinese pronunciation of the character. In the kun reading the pronunciation given the kanji is a Japanese word or word element, often equivalent to a Chinese understanding of the meaning of the character

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