土 - Dong Chinese dictionary

earth

Depicts a lump of dirt on the ground.

Evolution

土 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
土 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
土 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
土 Clerical script Spring and Autumn (771-476 BC)

Clerical script

Spring and Autumn (771-476 BC)
土 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

soil, earth; items made of earth; earth; dust; clay; local; indigenous; crude opium; unsophisticated; one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音[bā​yīn]

 

Tu (ethnic group); surname Tu

Most common words with 土
Freq.
Word
Meaning

土地

land

earth

土豆

potato

国土

national land

土耳其

Turkey

Component uses

Sound component in 9 characters

Iconic component in 10 characters

Simplified component in 2 characters

Unknown component in 5 characters