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ChineseEdit

man; person; people
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(人道)
anagram 道人

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

人道

  1. humane
  2. humanitarian

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

人道

  1. (Buddhism) humanity; human realm
  2. ethics; morality
  3. human sympathy
  4. sexual intercourse

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

From jin (, people, mankind) + (, the way of moral conduct, moral principles, morality, truth)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

人道 (hiragana じんどう, rōmaji jindō)

  1. humanity
  2. sidewalk, footpath
CompoundsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

From nin (, people, mankind) + (, plane of existence)

NounEdit

人道 (hiragana にんどう, rōmaji nindō)

  1. (Buddhism) Life as a human: one of the six planes or domains of existence in the cycle of samsara.
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

人道 (indo) (hangeul 인도)

  1. Hanja form? of 인도, “humanity; sidewalk, footpath”.