土司

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Chinese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Etymology 1[edit]

local to manage; to control
simp. and trad.
(土司)

Noun[edit]

土司

  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]

phonetic
simp. and trad.
(土司)

Borrowing from English toast.

Noun[edit]

土司

  1. Alternative form of 吐司 (tǔsī).