ChineseEdit

 
red; scarlet; bare
red; scarlet; bare; naked
 
direction; way; method
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
trad. (赤道)
simp. #(赤道)
 
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EtymologyEdit

“celestial equator”
From the convention in Chinese astronomy to use a red line for the equator. See also 黃道黄道 (huángdào) and 白道 (báidào).
“equator”
New meaning by Matteo Ricci.[1]

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (24) (7)
Final () (123) (89)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕʰiᴇk̚/ /dɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕʰiɛk̚/ /dɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰiæk̚/ /dɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cʰiajk̚/ /dawX/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕʰiɛk̚/ /dɑuX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕʰĭɛk̚/ /dɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕʰi̯ɛk̚/ /dʱɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chi dào
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
cik1 dou6
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
chì dào
Middle
Chinese
‹ tsyhek › ‹ dawX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[t-qʰ](r)Ak/ /*[kə.l]ˁuʔ/
English red way

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 1477 11669
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰljaɡ/ /*l'uːʔ/

NounEdit

赤道

  1. (astronomy) celestial equator
  2. (geography) equator

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (赤道):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献, 2003

JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

From Literary Chinese.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(せき)(どう) (sekidō

  1. (geography) equator

Derived termsEdit

Coordinate termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

赤道 (jeokdo) (hangeul 적도)

  1. Hanja form? of 적도 (equator).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

赤道

  1. Hán tự form of xích đạo (equator).