土司

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

  • ("local") + ("to manage")

Noun[edit]

土司 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tǔsī)

  1. (archaic) the system of Chinese ethnic minority hierarchies in which power is passed on according to hereditary relationships
  2. (archaic) a chieftain in such a position of power

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

土司 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin tǔsī)

  1. toast

Alternative forms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]