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What does the Japanese word 赤道 mean? A Russian site claims that it means philosophical teaching.

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closed as off topic by cypher, silvermaple, Chris Harris, Flaw, snailplane Nov 3 '12 at 3:58

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voted to close as off-topic as it can be found on online dictionary sites and by using online translators. – cypher Nov 3 '12 at 2:17
I agree but Annix, please take a look at what we mean by off-topic on the meta site. New correspondents are always welcome – Tim Nov 3 '12 at 2:26
up vote 5 down vote accepted

It is read as sekidō and means equator.

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