天道

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Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

天道

  1. (literary, philosophy) laws of nature; laws of heaven
  2. (regional) weather

Synonyms[edit]

  • (laws of nature): 大器 (dàqì)

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (天道):
  • Japanese: 天道 (てんどう) (tendō)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
goon
Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1
とう
Grade: 2
kan’on

From Middle Chinese 天道.

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てんどう, rōmaji tendō, alternative reading てんとう, rōmaji tentō, historical hiragana てんたう)

  1. laws of nature
  2. Heavenly Deity
    Synonym: 天帝
  3. revolution, orbit
    Synonym: 運行
  4. (astronomy) the sun
    Synonyms: , 太陽
  5. (Buddhism) the heavenly realm
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Etymology 2[edit]

Shift from tendō (see above).

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てんど, rōmaji tendo)

  1. (Kagoshima) the sun
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Kikai[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃだ, rōmaji tida)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

天道 (cheondo) (hangeul 천도)

  1. Hanja form? of 천도 (laws of nature; laws of heaven).

Kunigami[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃだ, rōmaji tida)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

(alternative reading hiragana てぃだー, rōmaji tidā)

  1. (Nakijin) the sun

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Miyako[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃだ, rōmaji tida)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

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Okinawan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃーだ, rōmaji tīda, alternative reading てぃーら, rōmaji tīra)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

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Yaeyama[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃだ, rōmaji tida)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

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Yonaguni[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃだ, rōmaji tida, alternative reading てぃだん, rōmaji tidan)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

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Yoron[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *teda, from *tendan, from Middle Chinese 天道.

Noun[edit]

天道 (hiragana てぃだ, rōmaji tida)

  1. (astronomy) the sun

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