淘汰

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
とう
Hyōgaiji

Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

wash in sieve + scour

Noun[edit]

淘汰 (hiragana とうた, romaji tōta)

  1. selection, culling out, weeding out

Compounds[edit]

Verb[edit]

淘汰 + する (hiragana とうたする, romaji tōta suru)

  1. cull out, weed out

Conjugation[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin táotài
Zhuyin ㄊㄠˊ ㄊㄞˋ
IPA (key) /tʰɑʊ̯³⁵ tʰaɪ̯⁵¹/
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Verb[edit]

淘汰 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin táotài)

  1. to eliminate; to weed out; to knock out