交通

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Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “is it from Japanese?”)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (28) (6)
Final () (90) (1)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () II I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/kˠau/ /tʰuŋ/
Pan
Wuyun
/kᵚau/ /tʰuŋ/
Shao
Rongfen
/kau/ /tʰuŋ/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/kaɨw/ /tʰəwŋ/
Li
Rong
/kau/ /tʰuŋ/
Wang
Li
/kau/ /tʰuŋ/
Bernard
Karlgren
/kau/ /tʰuŋ/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
jiāo tōng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
gaau1 tung1
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
jiāo tōng
Middle
Chinese
‹ kæw › ‹ thuwng ›
Old
Chinese
/*[k]ˁraw/ /*l̥ˁoŋ/
English cross (v.) penetrate

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
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 6296 15428
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
2 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kreːw/ /*l̥ʰoːŋ/

Noun[edit]

交通

  1. transportation; transport; traffic
    交通要道  ―  jiāotōng yàodào  ―  main road
    雙向交通 / 双向交通  ―  shuāngxiàng jiāotōng  ―  two-way traffic
    交通繁忙  ―  jiāotōng fánmáng  ―  heavy traffic
    道路交通信息  ―  dàolù jiāotōng xìnxī  ―  traffic information
    有礙交通 / 有碍交通  ―  yǒu'ài jiāotōng  ―  to hinder traffic
    地面交通  ―  dìmiàn jiāotōng  ―  ground transportation
  2. communications; liaison

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

交通

  1. (Classical Chinese) to collude with
  2. (Classical Chinese) 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]

(こう)(つう) (kōtsūかうつう (kautū)?

  1. transportation
  2. traffic
    交通(こうつう)事故(じこ)
    kōtsū jiko
    traffic accident
  3. social intercourse

Verb[edit]

(こう)(つう)する (kōtsū suruかうつう (kautū)? suru (stem (こう)(つう) (kōtsū shi), past (こう)(つう)した (kōtsū shita))

  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 term

Verb[edit]

交通

  1. Hán tự form of giao thông (to communicate).

Noun[edit]

交通

  1. Hán tự form of giao thông (transportation, traffic).