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land / soil / territory / CL: , 塊|块
potato / CL: 個|个 / (Tw) peanut / CL: 顆|颗
local conditions and customs (idiom)
  *土* | 土* | *土
Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu
  *土* | 土* | *土
earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音
country's territory / national land
local god / genius loci
Turkish (language)
building / construction / civil engineering
one's native country / native / local / metropolitan territory
civil engineering
reinforced concrete
Saturn (planet)
water and soil / surface water / natural environment (extended meaning) / climate
(Buddhism) Pure Land, usually refers to Amitabha Buddha's Western Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss (Sukhavati in Sanskrit)
excavated soil and rock / construction spoil
native soil / one's native land / one's hometown / local (to an area)
land resources
Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR), formed in 1998
lit. to return in a swirl of dust (idiom) / fig. to regroup and come back even stronger / to make a comeback
local specialty
civil engineering / same as 土木工程
Xiangxi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in northwest Hunan, capital Jishou 吉首
fertile land
to dig up / to appear in an excavation / unearthed / to come up out of the ground
julienned potato
waste soil (excavation waste, contaminated soil etc) / (post-apocalyptic) wasteland
native / aborigine / clay figure
local tyrant / local strong man / (slang) nouveau riche
bauxite / aluminum ore
to break ground / to start digging / to plough / to break through the ground (of seedling) / fig. the start of a building project
homeland / hot piece of real estate
mashed potato
to break ground (prior to building sth) / to start building
layer of soil / ground level
free-range chicken
red soil / laterite
sandy soil
Tudou, a Chinese video-sharing website
cheesy pick-up lines
happy place / paradise / haven
locally born and bred / indigenous / home-grown
native country / one's homeland
Enshi Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture in Hubei
rare earth element
cubic meter of earth (unit of measurement) / excavated soil / earthwork (abbr. for 土方工程) / (TCM) folk remedy
to bury / buried / interred
frozen earth / permafrost / tundra
pedology (soil study)
ground beetle / (coll.) professional or entrepreneur who, unlike a 海歸|海归, has never studied overseas / (dialect) country bumpkin
sliced bread (loanword from "toast") / government-appointed hereditary tribal headman in the Yuan, Ming and Qing dynasties
not acclimatized
head and face filthy with grime (idiom) / covered in dirt / dejected and depressed
to plow (loosen the soil)
bentonite (mineralogy)
territorial integrity
loess (yellow sandy soil typical of north China)
Turkmenistan / Republic of Turkmenistan, former Soviet republic adjoining Iran
rustic / uncouth / unsophisticated
kaolin (clay) / china clay
traditional Hakka communal residence in Fujian, typically a large multi-story circular structure built around a central shrine
rare earth element (chemistry)
to guard one's territory / to protect the country
Youyang Miao and Tujia autonomous county in Qianjiang suburbs of Chongqing municipality
Tumed left banner, Mongolian Tümed züün khoshuu, in Hohhot 呼和浩特, Inner Mongolia
excavator / backhoe
duty to defend the country (idiom)
land is extremely expensive (in that area) (idiom)
to earth up
Pengshui Miao and Tujia autonomous county in Qianjiang suburbs of Chongqing municipality
earth / soil / mud / clay
natural conditions and social customs of a place / local conditions
country bumpkin / boor / unsophisticated country person (humble, applied to oneself) / burial mound
Tu or White Mongol ethnic group of Qinghai
Tucheng city in New Taipei City 新北市, Taiwan
Loess Plateau of northwest China
produced locally / local product (with distinctive native features)
Tumen or Bumin Khan (-553), founder of Göktürk khanate
buried and at rest (idiom); Resquiescat in pacem (RIP)
dirty soil / dung / muck
the East / China
Tuku town in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
Xiushan Miao and Tujia autonomous county in Qianjiang suburbs of Chongqing municipality
dust / (soil taxonomy) spodosol
freshly dug up earth
Shizhu Tujia Autonomous County in Qianjiang suburbs of Chongqing municipality
lit. to squander money like dirt (idiom) / fig. to spend money like water / extravagant

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