Meaning of 吐

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Total strokes: 6; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to spit; to send out (silk from a silkworm, bolls from cotton flowers etc); to say; to pour out (one's grievances)
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    吐蕃 Tubo or Tufan, old name for Tibet; the Tibetan Tubo dynasty 7th-11th century AD; also pr. [Tu3 fan1]
    吐痰 tán to spit; to expectorate
    吞吞吐吐 tūn tūn to hum and haw (idiom); to mumble as if hiding sth; to speak and break off, then start again; to hold sth back
    倾吐 qīng to pour out (emotions); to unburden oneself (of strong feelings); to vomit comprehensively
    吞吐 tūn to take in and send out (in large quantities)
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: to vomit; to throw up
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    呕吐 ǒu to vomit
    吐沫 mo saliva; spittle
    上吐下泻 shàng xià xiè to vomit and have diarrhea
    催吐剂 cuī an emetic
    孕吐 yùn morning sickness (during pregnancy)
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