Meaning of 土

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English Definition: earth; dust; clay; local; indigenous; crude opium; unsophisticated; one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: A lump of clay on a potter's wheel
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ shí ] ten, tenth; complete; perfect
    • [ ] one; a, an; alone
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Example Words:
土地 [ ]: land; soil; territory; Classifiers:
土地 [ di ]: local god; genius loci
土豆 [ dòu ]: potato; Classifiers:
土壤 [ rǎng ]: soil
领土 [ lǐng ]: territory
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