子午線

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Chinese[edit]

north and south; midnight and noon; midnight and midday
 
thread; string; wire
thread; string; wire; line
trad. (子午線/子午綫) 子午 /
simp. (子午线) 子午 线

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Noun[edit]

子午線

  1. (geography) meridian

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1

Grade: 2
せん
Grade: 2
on’yomi
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Etymology[edit]

From (shi, Chinese zodiac Rat, representing the north) +‎ (go, the Chinese zodiac Ox, representing the south) +‎ (-sen, line).

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Noun[edit]

()()(せん) (shigosen

  1. (geography) a meridian

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