Last modified on 22 December 2013, at 16:26

地下鉄道

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 1
てつ
Grade: 3
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

地下 (underground) +‎ 鉄道 (railway)

NounEdit

地下鉄道 (hiragana ちかてつどう, romaji chikatetsudō)

  1. (rail transport) subway, tube, underground (abbr. 地下鉄)

Usage notesEdit

The abbreviation 地下鉄 (chikatetsu) is much more commonly used.