道路

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Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From  ("road") +  ("road").

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (道路, reconstructed)
Character (道), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 豪
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徒晧切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/dɑuX/ /dʱɑuX/ /dɑuX/ /dɑuX/ /dawX/ /dɑuX/ /dɑuX/
Character (路), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: 來 (37)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie: 洛故切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
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Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luoH/ /luoH/ /loH/ /luoH/ /lɔH/ /luH/ /loH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (道路, reconstructed)
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character Modern Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle Chinese Old Chinese English
dǎo ‹ dawH › /*lˤuʔ-s/ show the way
dào ‹ dawX › /*[kəә.l]ˤuʔ/ way
‹ luH › /*Cəә.rˤak-s/ road

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
11669 1 /*l'uːʔ/
3856 0 /*ɡ·raːɡs/

Noun[edit]

道路

  1. road
  2. path, way

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (道路):


Japanese[edit]

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道路 (dōro): a road.
Kanji in this term
どう
Grade: 2

Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/dauro//dɔːro//doːro/

From Middle Chinese 道路 (dhɑ̀u lò). Compare modern Mandarin 道路 (dàolù), Cantonese 道路 (dou6 lou6).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

道路 (hiragana どうろ, romaji dōro, historical hiragana だうろ)

  1. road, street, a way for local traffic

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

道路 (doro) (hangeul 도로)

  1. Hanja form? of 도로, “road, thoroughfare”.