수도

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Korean[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 首都, from (chief) + (city)

Pronunciation[edit]


IPA(key) [sʰudo̞]
Phonetic Hangul
Romanizations
RR sudo
RR (translit.) sudo
MC sudo
Yale swuto

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 首都)

  1. The capital of a country.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 水道, from (water) + (road)

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 水道)

  1. waterworks (municipal utility)
  2. tap water
  3. A shipping channel; a water route.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 囚徒, from (imprisoning) + (group)

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 囚徒)

  1. inmate

Etymology 4[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 修道, from (cleaning) + (the Way)

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 修道)

  1. asceticism; spiritual discipline
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Etymology 5[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 水稻, from (water) + (rice plant)

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 水稻)

  1. wet-field rice; rice planted underwater

Etymology 6[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 水都 (city of water)

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 水都)

  1. city of water

Etymology 7[edit]

Sino-Korean word from 隧道 (tunnel)

Noun[edit]

수도 (sudo) (hanja 隧道)

  1. tunnel