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Readings

dou
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 道・みち・1
Abbreviation
road, path, street, route

Noun (futsuumeishi)
See also: 道・みち・5
way, set of practices, rules for conducting oneself

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Buddhist teachings

Noun (futsuumeishi)
Taoism

Noun (futsuumeishi)
modern administrative region of Japan (Hokkaido)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
historical administrative region of Japan (Tokaido, Tosando, etc.)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
province (Tang-era administrative region of China)

Noun (futsuumeishi)
province (modern administrative region of Korea)

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Kanjis
ON: ドウ, トウ KUN: みち, いう
road-way, street, district, journey, course, moral, teachings

Stroke: 12 Grade: 2 JLPT: N4 SKIP: 3-3-9 FC: 3830.0


Phrases
道は急斜面をジグザグにのぼっていた。
Parts: (みち) 急斜面 (きゅうしゃめん) ジグザグ 登る (のぼっていた)
The path zigzagged up the steep slope.

人生は重い荷を背負って遠い道を行くようなものだ。
Parts: 人生 (じんせい) 重い (おもい) (に) 背負う (せおう) 遠い (とおい) (みち) 行く (いく) 様な (ような) (もの)
One's life is like going far with a burden on one's back.