人道

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.
See alsoEdit

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin réndào
Zhuyin ㄖㄣˊ ㄉㄠˋ
IPA (key) /ʐən³⁵ tɑʊ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

人道 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin réndào)

  1. humanity, kindness, mercy

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 12 April 2014, at 07:56