屠 - Dong Chinese dictionary

butcher

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound.

Components
尸 meaning component

  Meaning component

shī

  

sitting person

者 sound component

  Sound component

zhě

  

one who...

Evolution

屠 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
屠 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
屠 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

butcher, slaughter, massacre; to slaughter (animals for food); to massacre

 

surname Tu

Most common words with 屠
Freq.
Word
Meaning

屠杀

to massacre

to massacre

大屠杀

massacre

屠夫

butcher

屠宰

to slaughter