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may refer to:

  • Dao (political), an administrative division in China, Japan, or Korea
    • Provinces of Korea, the primary administrative division of Korea since the mid Goryeo dynasty in the early 11th century
  • Taoism, a variety of related Chinese philosophical and religious traditions and concepts
    • Tao, the order of the Universe in Taoism
  • Dō (Way), any one of a number of spiritual or martial disciplines of East Asia
  • Michi, a J-pop single by the band Exile, released in 2007

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

Translingual

Stroke order
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Etymology

Ideogrammic compound (會意):  + 𩠐

way

Han character

(radical 162 +9, 12 strokes, cangjie input 卜廿竹山 (YTHU), four-corner 38306)

  1. path, road, street
  2. method, way
  3. say

References

  • KangXi: page 1262, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 39010
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1754, character 9
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 6, page 3864, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+9053

Cantonese

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(jyutping dou6, Yale dou6)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

Readings

Noun

(hiragana みち, romaji michi)

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

Noun

(hiragana どう, romaji )

  1. The Way: tao; Taoism
  2. (chiefly historical) A region of Japan consisting of multiple provinces or prefectures. Feudal Japan was divided into several ; the only remaining is Hokkaidō.

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: do, McCune-Reischauer: to, Yale: to)
  • Name (hangeul): ()

Compounds


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin dào (dao4), dǎo (dao3), Wade-Giles tao3, tao4)

  1. way, path

Measure word

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin dào)

  1. one; a (measure word for dish, proclamation or rainbow)
    一道
    a dish of food
    一道公文
    a proclamation
    一道彩虹
    a rainbow

Compounds


Min Nan

Hanji

(POJ tō)


Vietnamese

Han character

(đạo, dạo, nhạo)








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