1493-Jouyou-kanji “土” Stroke Order and Meanings

“Soil” or “Earth” in Japanese kanji, and the Stroke Order and Meanings of Kanji “土”

Japanese Jouyou-kanji “土” means “Saturday”, “Home town” or “One’s native land” etc.

Jouyou Kanji "土"

Jouyou Kanji “土”

Jouyou Kanji "土" Stroke Order

Jouyou Kanji “土” Stroke Order

Stroke # 3 Strokes
On-Yomi ど(do)
Kun-Yomi つち(tuchi)
Meanings Soil, Earth, Mud
Land, Ground
Territory, Country
Home town, One’s native land
One element of five basic components of this world (In ancient Japan we thought 木(wood), 火(fire), 土(earth), 金(metal) and 水(water) are basic components of this world)
Turkey (In Japan we write Turkey as “土耳古” in Kanji)

Kanji words which contain Kanji “土”, and their meanings

Words Meanings
土筆(つくし-tsu ku shi) Reproductive shoot of field horsetail
土一升金一升(つちいっしょうかねいっしょう-tsu chi i ssho u ka ne i ssho u) Land worth is almost same as gold (in this area)
土煙(つちけむり-tsu chi ke mu ri) Cloud of dust
土付かず(つちつかず-tsu chi tsu ka zu) Undefeated record, Clean record, No losses
土踏まず(つちふまず-tsu chi fu ma zu) Arch of the foot, Plantar arch
土牢(つちろう-tsu chi ro u) Dungeon, Underground prison
土一揆(どいっき-do i kki) Peasant uprising (of Muromachi period)
土方(どかた-do ka ta) Construction laborer
土管(どかん-do ka n) Earthenware pipe, Clay pipe
土器(どき-do ki) Clay ware, Earthenware, Unglazed earthenware
土偶(どぐう-do gu u) Clay figure, Earthen figure
土下座(どげざ-do ge za) Kneeling down on the ground, Prostrate oneself
土建(どけん-do ke n) Construction, Civil engineering and construction
土語(どご-do go) Native language
土工(どこう-do ko u) Earth works, Earthwork, Earth worker
土豪(どごう-do go u) Powerful local clan, Local strongman
土左衛門(どざえもん-do za e mo n) Drowned body
土質(どしつ-do shi tsu) Soil quality, Soil nature, Soil property
土砂(どしゃ-do sha) Earth and sand, Sediment, Gravel


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