街道

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Chinese[edit]

street way
path
simp. and trad.
(街道)

Etymology[edit]

The sense street comes from the clarifying use of to specify the intended sense of .

The sense subdistrict comes from the combination of the two separate words without a conjunction: an area's 街s and 道s, the area itself.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

街道 (classifier /)

  1. street
  2. subdistrict, residential district

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
かい
Grade: 4
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

街道 (hiragana かいどう, romaji kaidō)

  1. a highway
    甲州 (こうしゅう)街道 (かいどう)
    kōshū kaidō
    the Koshu Highway