水道

JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From (sui, "water," "cold water") + (, "passage," "duct")

NounEdit

水道 (hiragana すいどう, romaji suidō)

  1. water service, water supply
  2. channel

Derived termsEdit

  • 水道屋 (suidōya): plumber
  • 水道管 (suidōkan): water pipe
  • 水道局 (suidōkyoku): water bureau
  • 水道工事 (suidō kōji): waterworks
  • 水道水 (suidōsui): tap water
  • 水道栓 (suidōsen): hydrant, faucet
  • 水道料 (suidōryō): water rates
  • 水道料金 (suidō ryōkin): water charges
  • 水道の水 (suidō no sui): tap water
  • 水道の栓 (suidō no sen): water spigot
  • 下水道 (gesuidō): drain, sewer
  • 上下水道 (jōgesuidō): water and sewer services
  • 上水道 (jōsuidō): waterworks
  • 中水道 (chūsuidō): gray water system

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

水道 (sudo) (hangeul 수도)

  1. drain

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shuǐdào
Zhuyin ㄕㄨㄟˇ ㄉㄠˋ
IPA (key) /ʂu̯eɪ̯²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ tɑʊ̯⁵¹/

NounEdit

水道 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin shuǐdào)

  1. canal; ditch
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 05:41