ChineseEdit

 
flat; level; equal
flat; level; equal; to make the same score; to tie; to draw; calm; peaceful
 
class; rank; grade
class; rank; grade; equal to; same as; wait for; await; et cetera; and so on
simp. and trad.
(平等)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

平等

  1. equal (having the same status, rights, or opportunities)
    法律面前人人平等 [MSC, trad. and simp.]
    Fǎlǜ miànqián rénrén píngděng. [Pinyin]
    All men are equal before the law.

SynonymsEdit

  • (attributive) 同等 (tóngděng)

NounEdit

平等

  1. equality
    性別平等 / 性别平等  ―  xìngbié píngděng  ―  gender equality

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (平等):

Others:


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
びょう
Grade: 3
とう > どう
Grade: 3
goon

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 平等 (MC bˠiæŋ təŋX, “level, even” + “equal”). Compare modern Mandarin 平等 (píngděng).

First cited to a text from 927.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

平等(びょうどう) (byōdō-na (adnominal 平等(びょうどう) (byōdō na), adverbial 平等(びょうどう) (byōdō ni), historical kana びやうどう)

  1. even, equal

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

平等(びょうどう) (byōdō (historical kana びやうどう)

  1. equality, impartiality, evenness

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

平等 (pyeongdeung) (hangeul 평등)

  1. Hanja form? of 평등 (equality).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

平等

  1. Hán tự form of bình đẳng (equal).