Last modified on 10 July 2014, at 02:35
See also: , , and ±

TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
土-order.gif

EtymologyEdit

Pictogram (象形): a lump of clay on a potter’s wheel.

土 土 土 土
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Large seal script Small seal script

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +0, 3 strokes, cangjie input 土 (G), four-corner 40100, composition)

  1. soil, earth
  2. items made of earth
  3. one of the five basic elements
  4. peasant

Derived charactersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 223, character 1
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4867
  • Dae Jaweon: page 453, character 23
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 415, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+571F

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


Middle Chinese pronunciation (, reconstructed)
Character (土), Pronunciation (1/2)

Initial: 透 (6)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 他魯切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/tʰuoX/ /tʰuoX/ /tʰoX/ /tʰuoX/ /tʰɔX/ /tʰuX/ /tʰoX/
Character (土), Pronunciation (2/2)

Initial: 定 (7)
Final: 模
Division: I

Openness: Open
Tone: Rising (X)

Fanqie: 徒古切
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
Bernard
Karlgren
Li
Rong
Pan
Wuyun
Edwin
Pulleyblank
Wang
Li
Shao
Rongfen
/duoX/ /dʱuoX/ /doX/ /duoX/ /dɔX/ /duX/ /doX/

NounEdit

  1. earth, soil
    这儿的够肥的。 zhèr de gòu féi de.
    The soil here is quite fertile.
  2. clay
  3. crude opium

AdjectiveEdit

  1. local, native, indigenous
    土著 aboriginal
  2. rustic, unsophisticated

Proper nounEdit

  1. A surname​.
  2. Tujia ethnic group (土家族)
CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 1 “Kyōiku” kanji)

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

NounEdit

(hiragana つち, romaji tsuchi)

  1. earth; soil; mud
  2. the ground

PhrasesEdit


KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(to, du)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): ,  (revised: to, du, McCune-Reischauer: t'o, tu, Yale: tho, twu)
  • Name (hangeul): , 뿌리 (revised: heulk, ppuri, McCune-Reischauer: hŭk, ppuri, Yale: hulk, ppuli)
  • Compounds
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NounEdit

(to) (hangeul )

  1. earth
  2. (As an abbreviation) Saturday

Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*tǒ )

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VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(thổ)

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