Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Translingual[edit]

Stroke order
路-bw.png

Han character[edit]

(radical 157 +6, 13 strokes, cangjie input 口一竹水口 (RMHER), four-corner 67164, composition)

Derived characters[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 1225, character 22
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 37524
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1697, character 6
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3704, character 6
  • Unihan data for U+8DEF

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Phono-semantic compound (形聲): semantic  + phonetic 

Pronunciation[edit]


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (), Pronunciation 1/1

Initial: (37)
Final:
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Departing (H)

Fanqie:
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/luoH/ /luoH/ /loH/ /luoH/ /lɔH/ /luH/ /loH/
Old Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character No. Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
Corresponding
MC rime
Old Chinese Notes
3856 0 /*ɡ·raːɡs/

Definitions[edit]

  1. road, path, street
  2. journey

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(grade 3 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

From Old Japanese.[1] May be cognate with Korean (gil, “road”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -chi)

  1. (obsolete) attaches to place names, indicating a road to that place
    This usage has generally been replaced by -ji below.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Derived as a sound shift from chi above.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Suffix[edit]

‎(hiragana , romaji -ji)

  1. a road, a street
     (やま) () (なが) ()
    yama-ji, naga-ji
    a mountain road, a long road
  2. attaches to place names, indicating a road to that place
    奈良 (なら) ()
    Nara-ji
    Road to Nara
  3. attaches to a time duration, indicating a trip taking that length of time
    四日 (よっか) ()
    yokka-ji
    a trip of four days, a four-day-long trip

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
みち
Grade: 3
kun'yomi

Originally a compound of ‎(mi, honorific prefix) +‎ ‎(chi, road, street, way).[1] The prefix mi was in reference to the ‎(kami, god or spirit) of roads.

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana みち, romaji michi)

  1. a way, a street, a road, an alley, a path, a pass for local traffic
  2. a way of doing something

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

‎(ro, no) (hangeul , , revised ro, no, McCune-Reischauer ro, no, Yale lo, no)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.

Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lộ, lọ, lồ, lựa, trọ, trò, lần)

  1. This entry needs a definition. Please add one, then remove {{defn}}.