Chinese Word Entry

Mandarin (Zhuyin): ㄊㄨㄥ
Mandarin (Pinyin): tōng
Cantonese (Jyutping): tung1
Definitions:
  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
Readings
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