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江戸 (Edo): Map of Edo from the 1840s.
Kanji in this term

Grade: S
と > ど
Grade: 2
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

Compound of (e, cove, inlet) +‎ (to, entrance, gate, door). The to changes to do as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

江戸 (hiragana えど, rōmaji Edo)

  1. Edo, the former name of Tokyo
    The city was renamed from Edo to Tōkyō in 1868.
  2. A surname​.

DescendantsEdit