Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄊㄨㄥ
Mandarin (Pinyin): tōng
Cantonese (Jyutping): tung1
  1. to go through

  2. to know well

  3. (suffix) expert

  4. to connect

  5. to communicate

  6. open

  7. to clear

  8. classifier for letters, telegrams, phone calls etc

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Chinese characters used in this word

traffic, pass through, avenue, commute, counter for letters, notes, documents, etc., common, communicate
Mandarin: ㄊㄨㄥ (tōng), ㄊㄨㄥˋ (tòng)
Cantonese: tung1
Japanese: ツウ (tsuu)、 ツ (tsu)、 トウ (tou) / とお.る (tooru)、 とお.り (toori)、 -とお.り (-toori)、 -どお.り (-doori)、 とお.す (toosu)、 とお.し (tooshi)、 -どお.し (-dooshi)、 かよ.う (kayou)
Korean: 통 (tong)
Vietnamese: thông