交通

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Chinese[edit]

 
to deliver; to turn over; to make friends; to intersect (lines); to pay (money)
 
go through; know well; to connect; to communicate; open
simp. and trad.
(交通)

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

交通

  1. transportation; traffic
    交通要道  ―  jiāotōng yàodào  ―  main road
  2. communications; liaison

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

交通

  1. (archaic) to collude with
  2. (archaic) to go through without obstructions

Japanese[edit]

交通 (kōtsū): traffic.
Kanji in this term
こう
Grade: 2
つう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

/kautuː//kɔːt͡suː//koːt͡suː/

From Middle Chinese compound 交通 (kaew thuwng, literally cross through).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

交通 (hiragana こうつう, rōmaji kōtsū, historical hiragana かうつう)

  1. transportation
  2. traffic
     (こう) (つう) () ()
    kōtsū jiko
    traffic accident
  3. social intercourse

Verb[edit]

交通する (hiragana こうつうする, rōmaji kōtsū suru, historical hiragana かうつうする)

  1. to travel along a specific route
  2. to have contact with other people, to engage in social intercourse

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Noun[edit]

交通 (gyotong) (hangeul 교통)

  1. Hanja form? of 교통 (transportation, traffic).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Verb[edit]

交通

  1. Hán tự form of giao thông, (“to communicate; transportation, traffic”).