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English Definitionto apply; to smear on
Simplified Script涂上
Traditional Script塗上
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄨˊ ㄕㄤˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)tou4soeng6
Word Decomposition
to apply (paint etc); to smear; to daub; to blot out; to scribble; to scrawl; (literary) mud; street
shàngon top; upon; above; upper; previous; first (of multiple parts); superior; regarding

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
涂抹túmǒto paint; to smear; to apply (makeup etc); to doodle; to erase; to obliterate
涂乙túyǐto trim or add (to a text); to edit
涂家tújiāpainter; artist
涂写túxiěto daub; to scribble (graffiti)
涂层túcéngprotective layer; coating
Words With Same Tail Word    
马上mǎshàngat once; right away; immediately; on horseback (i.e. by military force)
以上yǐshàngthat level or higher; that amount or more; the above-mentioned
赶上gǎnshàngto keep up with; to catch up with; to overtake; to chance upon; in time for
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