子午線

ChineseEdit

north and south; midnight and noon; midnight and midday
 
thread; string; wire
thread; string; wire; line
trad. (子午線) 子午
simp. (子午线) 子午 线

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

子午線

  1. (geography) meridian

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 2
せん
Grade: 2
on’yomi
 子午線 on Japanese Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From (shi, Chinese zodiac Rat, representing the north) +‎ (go, the Chinese zodiac Ox, representing the south) +‎ (-sen, line)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

()()(せん) (shigosen

  1. (geography) a meridian

See alsoEdit