n. soil, earth, land; territory
Other meanings
[tǔ]   adj. dorky, unsophisticated, unfashionable; local, indigenous; unrefined; homemade
[tǔ]   radical. earth
[tǔ]   n. (TCM) earth
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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tǔ dì
n. soil, earth
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qián mian yǒu gè dà tǔ duī , wǒ men guò bu qù .
phr. There was a large mass in front, and we cannot get through.
huáng tǔ
n. loess (yellow sandy soil typical of north China)
bén tǔ
n. one's native country, mainland, local land
líng tú zhǔ quán
n. sovereign right over territory, territorial rights