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Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
tǔ dì
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
tou2 dei6
Short definition earth
Usage frequency Very common
Chinese synonyms Chinese Gratis iconChinese tools icon (Click icons, results will appear below)
All available English definitions territoryCdict iconCantofish icon / landCdict iconCantofish icon / local godMDBG icon / soilCantofish icon / earthAdso icon / genius lociMDBG icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: earth
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: land; territory; soil
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: local god; genius loci
Copyleft icon LDC icon LDC: land; territory; glebe; predial; terra
Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: land; territory'
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Sentence examples
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唯一(wéi yī) only
(bǐ bǐbì) ratio
无论什么(wú lún shén ma) whatsoever
资源(zī yuán) resource (such as manpower or tourism)
(dū) all
珍贵的( zhēn guì de) rarer
(shì) is
土地(tǔ dì) earth

The one resource more precious than any other was land.

资本(zī běn) capital (economics)
(zōu) ,
土地(tǔ dì) earth
(hé) with
劳动(láo dòng) toil
(shì) is
生产的( shēng chǎn de) yielding
要素(yào sù) key constituent

Capital, land and labor are the three key factors of production.

(tā) another
(mǎi) to purchase
土地(tǔ dì) earth
目的(mù dì) aim
是要( shì yào)
(zào) to make
房子(fáng zi) room

He bought land for the purpose of building a house.

(tā) another
(nóng) peasant
(chǎng) stage
(dedì) of
土地(tǔ dì) earth
十分(shí fēn) very
肥沃(féi wò) fertile

The land on his farm is very fertile.

我的( de) my
土地(tǔ dì) earth
紧靠(jǐn kào) to be close to
河边(hé biān) river bank

My land abuts on the river.

(ràng) to yield
土地(tǔ dì) earth
闲置(xián zhì) lying idle
(zhù zhùzhuó) book
(hěn) quite
浪费(làng fèi) to waste

It's wasteful to leave the land lying idle.

(zài) (located) at
(wǒ) I
(dedì) of
土地(tǔ dì) earth
(shàng) upper
(yào) may
(jiào) to make
世界语(shì jiè yǔ) world language

I will teach Esperanto in my land.

乔治(qiáo zhì) George (name)
被骗(bèi piàn) to be cheated
买了(mǎi le) to buy
土地(tǔ dì) earth

George was tricked into buying the land.

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