鉄道

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See also: 鐵道 and 铁道

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てつ
Grade: 3
どう
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
鐵道 (kyūjitai)

Etymology[edit]

(てつ, tetsu, iron, steel) + (どう, dō, way). Calque of German Eisenbahn.

Noun[edit]

(てつ)(どう) (tetsudō (kyūjitai 鐵道)

  1. railway

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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