人道

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Chinese[edit]

man; person; people
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; method; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(人道)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

人道

  1. humanity, kindness, mercy

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
じん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From jin (, people, mankind) + (, the way of moral conduct, moral principles, morality, truth)

Noun[edit]

人道 (hiragana じんどう, romaji jindō)

  1. humanity
  2. sidewalk, footpath
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
にん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

From nin (, people, mankind) + (, plane of existence)

Noun[edit]

人道 (hiragana にんどう, romaji nindō)

  1. (Buddhism) Life as a human: one of the six planes or domains of existence in the cycle of samsara.
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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

人道 (indo) (hangeul 인도)

  1. Hanja form? of 인도, “humanity; sidewalk, footpath”.