Chinese Word Entry

土壩

Simplified Chinese form: 土坝

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄊㄨˇ ㄅㄚˋ
Mandarin (Pinyin): tǔ bà
Cantonese (Jyutping): tou2 baa3
Definitions:
  1. earth dam

  2. dam of earth and rocks (as opposed to waterproof dam of clay or concrete)


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Chinese characters used in this word

soil, earth, ground, Turkey, items made of earth
Readings
Mandarin: ㄊㄨˇ (tǔ), ㄉㄨˋ (dù), ㄔㄚˇ (chǎ), ㄊㄨˊ (tú)
Cantonese: tou2
Japanese: ド (do)、 ト (to) / つち (tsuchi)
Korean: 토 (to), 두 (du)
Vietnamese: thổ, độ, đỗ

embankment, dam
Readings
Mandarin: ㄅㄚˋ (bà)
Cantonese: baa3
Japanese: ハ (ha)、 ヘ (he) / せき (seki)、 るせき (ruseki)
Korean: 파 (pa)
Vietnamese: bá, bả
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