入道

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

入道

  1. to accord with Taoism
  2. to take part in Taoism

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にゅう
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

入道 (hiragana にゅうどう, romaji nyūdō)

  1. (Buddhism) entering the priesthood, priest, monk
  2. man with a shaven head
  3. bald headed monster