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red; scarlet; bare; naked
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(赤道)
 
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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
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dào
Middle
Chinese
‹ dawX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[kə.l]ˤuʔ/
English 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/

EtymologyEdit

(Sense 1) 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).
(Sense 2) New meaning by Matteo Ricci.[1]

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.

NounEdit

赤道 (hiragana せきどう, rōmaji sekidō)

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

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

赤道 (jeokdo) (hangeul 적도)

  1. Hanja form? of 적도, “equator”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

赤道

  1. Hán tự form of xích đạo, “equator”