王道

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Chinese[edit]

king; Wang (proper name)
 
direction; way; method
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
trad. (王道)
simp. #(王道)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

王道

  1. rule in the way of a legitimate king (as opposed to a despot); benevolent governance

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
おう
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Noun[edit]

(おう)(どう) (ōdōワウダウ (waudau)?

  1. benevolent rule of a country
  2. proper technique, a procedure without flaws
  3. conventional technique/way
    王道(おうどう)()
    ōdō o yuku
    to do (or experience) the conventional way
  4. (calque of English royal road) an easy or painless way to do something
    学問(がくもん)王道(おうどう)なし。
    Gakumon ni ōdō nashi.
    There is no royal road to learning.

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