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Translingual[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  (path) +  (hand) – to lead someone by the hand.

Han character[edit]

(radical 41 +12, 15 strokes, cangjie input 卜山木戈 (YUDI), four-corner 38343, composition)

  1. direct, guide, lead, conduct

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 296, character 10
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 7463
  • Dae Jaweon: page 586, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 512, character 5
  • Unihan data for U+5C0E

Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (導), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 徒到切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑuH/ /dʱɑuH/ /dɑuH/ /dɑuH/ /dawH/ /dɑuH/ /dɑuH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dǎo ‹ dawH › /*lˤuʔ-s/ to lead

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 No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
11670 1 /*duːs/

Compounds[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 5 “Kyōiku” kanji)

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Readings[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(do) (hangeul , revised do, McCune-Reischauer to)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(đạo)

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