車道

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See also: 车道

Chinese[edit]

 
vehicle on land; car; a vehicle; machine; to shape with a lathe
 
direction; way; method; road; path; principle; truth; reason; skill; Tao (of Taoism); a measure word; to say; to speak; to talk
trad. (車道)
simp. (车道)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

車道

  1. traffic lane

Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
しゃ
Grade: 1
どう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/ɕadau//ɕadɔː//ɕadoː/

From Middle Chinese compound 車道 (tsyhæ dawX, literally carriage + way). Compare modern Cantonese 車道车道 (ce1 dou6, “traffic lane”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

車道 (hiragana しゃどう, rōmaji shadō, historical hiragana しやだう)

  1. a road, a roadway, a carriageway
  2. (more specifically, legal) a traffic lane: that portion of a road that is marked for use by automobiles (and not for bicycles or pedestrians)

Usage notes[edit]

The traffic lane sense is the main sense in legal contexts, as defined by the 道路交通法 (Tsūro Kōtsū Hō, Road Traffic Act).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9