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.