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  1. noun earth / soil / dirt
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Nature 大自然
    Notes: In the sense of 土壤 or a mixture of sand and soil; measure words: 层 layer or 块 piece (Kroll '土' 1; Guoyu '土' n 1; NCCED '土' 1; Sun 2006, loc. 1377; Unihan '土')
  2. proper noun Tu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
  3. noun Kangxi radical 32
    Domain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: Earth radical (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7; Guoyu '土' n 5)
  4. adjective local / indigenous / native
    Domain: Customs 习俗
    Notes: For example, 土产 'local product' (Guoyu '土' adj 1; Kroll '土' 2a; NCCED '土' 4)
  5. noun land / territory
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 土地 of 地域 (Kroll '土' 1b; Guoyu '土' n 2; NCCED '土' 1).
  6. noun earth element
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: One of the 五行 'five elements' of traditional Chinese thought (Guoyu '土' n 4; Kroll '土' 4; Sun 2006, loc. 1377)
  7. noun ground
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: This sense of the word is synonymous with 地 (Kroll '土' 1a).
  8. noun homeland
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 乡里 (Kroll '土' 2; Guoyu '土' n 3; NCCED '土' 3)
  9. noun god of the soil
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: (Kroll '土' 3)
  10. noun a category of musical instrument
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: One of the eight categories of musical instruments (Kroll '土' 5)
  11. adjective unrefined / rustic / crude
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Characteristic 特点
    Notes: (NCCED '土' 5)
  12. proper noun Tujiapeoplep
    Domain: Anthropology 人类学 , Subdomain: Asia 亚洲 , Concept: Ethnic Group 民族
    Notes: An abbreviation for 土家族 (NCCED '土' Tǔ 1)
  13. proper noun Tu People / Monguor
    Domain: Anthropology 人类学 , Subdomain: Asia 亚洲 , Concept: Ethnic Group 民族
    Notes: An abbreviation for 土族 (NCCED '土' Tǔ 2)

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《土部》 Tǔ Radical 168
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《封禪書》 Religious sacrificial ceremonies 17
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia 16
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《孝武本紀》 Annals of the Xiaowu Emperor 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《三王世家》 House of the Three Kings 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 12
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《平津侯主父列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Pingjin and Zhufu 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou 8
The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 8

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
小人 4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
不可 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
骨肉 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 8
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《在宥》 Letting Be, and Exercising Forbearance in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 5
《天運》 The Revolution of Heaven in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
崔嵬 《釋山》 Explanation of Mountains in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋蟲》 Explanation of Insects in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
日月星辰水波金玉 《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
諸侯百姓 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 16
《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
西 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 8
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《艸部》 Cǎo Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3
《牛部》 Niú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1