Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
土, 地 JLPT 3
Kana Reading
つち, つし
Romaji
tsuchi, tsushi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    Meaning
    earth; soil; dirt
    Example sentence
    降って湿り気ある取りやすくなる When rain's fallen and the soil is moist, it becomes easier to pull out weeds.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens); the ground; the land
    Example sentence
    午前10から午後まで開館 Open from 10:30am to 4pm on Sat, Sun, and Mon.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud)
    Example sentence
    彼女植木鉢新しい入れた She put new soil in the flower pot.
  • Parts of speech
    Meaning
    (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in On'youdou)
    Example sentence
    農場はとても肥えている。 The land on his farm is very fertile.

Examples of 土, 地, つち, つし in a sentence


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Kanji in this word

JLPT 5

3 strokes

soil, earth, ground, Turkey

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi: つち

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JLPT 4

6 strokes

ground, earth

On'Yomi: ,

Kun'Yomi:

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