Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

  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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: 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)

Contained in

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Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《土部》 Tǔ Radical 168
Guanzi 《管子》 地員第五十八 Chapter 58: Land Officials 51
Huainanzi 《淮南子》 卷四 墜形訓 Chapter 4: Terrestrial Forms 33
Book of Han 《漢書》 卷二十八上 地理志 Volume 28a: Treatise on Geography 1 22
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷十二 志第二 歷上 Volume 12 Treatises 2: Calendar 1 21
Rites of Zhou 《周禮》 地官司徒 第二 2. Office of Earth and Minster of Education and Social Welfare 21
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷一 魏書一 武帝紀 Volume 1: Book of Wei 1 - Annals of Emperor Wu 21
Guoyu 《國語》 周語上 Discourses of Zhou I 19
Records of the Three Kingdoms 《三國志》 卷四十七 吳書二 吳主傳 Volume 47: Book of Wu 2 - Biography of the Lord of Wu 19
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷九十五 列傳第五十五 索虜 Volume 95 Biographies 55: Suo Lu 19

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
践土 踐土 莒子盟于踐土 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 14
西土 西土 西土有眾 Book of Documents 《尚書》 周書 泰誓中 Zhou Shu - Great Declaration II 11
土田 土田 徹申伯土田 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧崧高 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Song Gao 9
厥土 厥土 厥土惟白壤 Book of Documents 《尚書》 夏書 禹貢 Xia Shu - Tribute of Yu 9
土功 土功 惟荒度土功 Book of Documents 《尚書》 虞書 益稷 Yu Shu - Yi and Ji 5
乐土 樂土 適彼樂土 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 國風‧魏‧碩鼠 Lessons from the states - Odes of Wei - Shou Shu 3
南土 南土 莫如南土 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 大雅‧蕩之什‧崧高 Greater odes of the kingdom - Decade Of Dang - Song Gao 3
土宜 土宜 則使毋失其土宜 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 文公 Lord Wen 2
王土 王土 莫非王土 The Book of Songs 《詩經》 小雅‧谷風之什‧北山 Minor odes of the kingdom - Gu Feng Zhi Shen - Bei Shan 2
北土 北土 冀之北土 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 2