地下鉄

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 1
てつ
Grade: 3
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Abbreviation for 地下鉄道 (ちかてつどう, chikatetsudō, underground railway), from 地下 (ちか, chika, underground) + 鉄道 (てつどう, tetsudō, railway).

NounEdit

地下鉄 (hiragana ちかてつ, romaji chikatetsu)

  1. (rail transport) (AmE) subway; (BrE) underground; (BrE) tube

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
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