土司

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

Etymology 1Edit

  • ("local") + ("to manage")

NounEdit

土司 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tǔsī)

  1. (archaic) the system of Chinese ethnic minority hierarchies in which power is passed on according to hereditary relationships
  2. (archaic) a chieftain in such a position of power

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

土司 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tǔsī)

  1. toast

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