茶道

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Chinese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

茶道

  1. East Asian (Chinese, Japanese or Korean) tea ceremony

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
ちゃ
Grade: 2
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi
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Noun[edit]

茶道 (hiragana さどう, romaji sadō, alternative reading ちゃどう, romaji chadō)

  1. The East Asian (Chinese, Japanese, Korean) tea ceremony; (lit.) the Way of Tea.
    抹茶 (まっちゃ)茶道 (さどう)でよく使用 (しよう)されている。
    Matcha wa sadō de yoku shiyōsareteiru.
    Matcha is frequently used in the tea ceremony.
  2. Master of tea ceremonies

Usage notes[edit]

  • The reading さどう (sadō) is more common.

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