Last modified on 19 July 2014, at 20:52

胡同

ChineseEdit

simpl.
trad.

EtymologyEdit

From Mongolian hottog, meaning "water well". [Mongolian needed] [script needed]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

胡同

  1. hutong (a narrow street, lane, or alley in China; most often associated with Beijing)

Usage notesEdit

  • In some sources 衚衕 is considered an alternative form; in others it is considered a traditional form.

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Grade: 2

NounEdit

胡同 (katakana フートン, romaji fūton)

  1. hutong