: Map of Edo from the 1840s
Compound of 江 (e, “cove, inlet”) + 戸 (to, “entrance, gate, door”). The to changes to do due to rendaku (連濁).
江戸 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji 江戶, hiragana えど, romaji Edo)
- Edo, the former name of Tokyo
- The city was renamed from Edo to Tōkyō in 1868.