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TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
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EtymologyEdit

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  (walking) + phonetic 𩠐. Simplified to  + .

道 道 道 道
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 162 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿竹山 (YTHU), four-corner 38306, composition)

  1. path, road, street
  2. method, way
  3. say

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 1262, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39010
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1754, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3864, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9053

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronounciationEdit


ClassifierEdit

  1. measure word for long things
  2. measure word for barriers
  3. measure word for courses in a meal, dish
  4. measure word for questions (in an exam)
  5. measure word for order, proclamation


NounEdit

  1. Word
    • John 1.1
      太初有,道与神同在,道就是神。
      Taìchū yǒu Dào, Dào yǔ Shén tóngzaì, Dào jiùshì Shén.
      In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
    • 1John 1.1
      论到从起初原有的生命之,就是我们所听见所看见,亲眼看过,亲手摸过的。
      Lùndào cóng qǐchū yuányǒu de shēngmìng zhī dào, jiù shì wǒmen suǒ tīngjiàn suǒ kànjiàn de, qīnyǎn kànguo, qīnshǒu mōguo de.
      That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
  2. way, path

CompoundsEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana みち, romaji michi)

  1. a way; a street; a road; an alley; a pass for local traffic
  2. a way of doing something

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana どう, romaji )

  1. The Way: tao; Taoism
  2. (chiefly historical) A region of Japan consisting of multiple provinces or prefectures. Feudal Japan was divided into several ; the only remaining is Hokkaidō.

Proper nounEdit

(hiragana とおる, romaji Tōru)

  1. A male given name

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(do)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: do, McCune-Reischauer: to, Yale: to)
  • Name (hangeul): ()
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CompoundsEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(đạo, dạo, nhạo)

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