Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 19:58

人道

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

人道

  1. humanity, kindness, mercy

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From jin (, people, mankind) + (, the way of moral conduct, moral principles, morality, truth)

NounEdit

人道 (hiragana じんどう, romaji jindō)

  1. humanity
  2. sidewalk, footpath
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From nin (, people, mankind) + (, plane of existence)

NounEdit

人道 (hiragana にんどう, romaji nindō)

  1. (Buddhism) Life as a human: one of the six planes or domains of existence in the cycle of samsara.
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