赤道

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Chinese[edit]

 
red; scarlet; bare; naked
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
simp. and trad.
(赤道)
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Etymology[edit]

“celestial equator”
From the convention in Chinese astronomy to use a red line for the equator. See also 黃道黄道 (huángdào) and 白道 (báidào).
“equator”
New meaning by Matteo Ricci.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (24) (7)
Final () (123) (89)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Rising (X)
Openness (開合) Open Open
Division () III I
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/t͡ɕʰiᴇk̚/ /dɑuX/
Pan
Wuyun
/t͡ɕʰiɛk̚/ /dɑuX/
Shao
Rongfen
/t͡ɕʰiæk̚/ /dɑuX/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/cʰiajk̚/ /dawX/
Li
Rong
/t͡ɕʰiɛk̚/ /dɑuX/
Wang
Li
/t͡ɕʰĭɛk̚/ /dɑuX/
Bernard
Karlgren
/t͡ɕʰi̯ɛk̚/ /dʱɑuX/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chi dào
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
dào
Middle
Chinese
‹ dawX ›
Old
Chinese
/*[kə.l]ˁuʔ/
English way

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 1477 11669
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*kʰljaɡ/ /*l'uːʔ/

Noun[edit]

赤道

  1. (astronomy) celestial equator
  2. (geography) equator

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (赤道):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献, 2003

Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Literary Chinese.

Noun[edit]

赤道 (せきどう) (sekidō)

  1. (geography) equator

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

赤道 (jeokdo) (hangeul 적도)

  1. Hanja form? of 적도 (equator).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

赤道

  1. Hán tự form of xích đạo (equator).