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  1. 1〔土壌〕earth, soil;〔泥〕mud
    • 肥えた土
    • good [fertile] soil
    • 植物の根に土をかける
    • cover the roots of a plant with earth [soil/dirt]
    • 靴に付いた土を取る
    • brush the dirt off one's shoes
    • 彼の手は土にまみれていた
    • His hands were covered with mud.
  1. 2〔地面〕the ground;〔大地〕the earth
  1. II〔地,土地〕
    • 異国の土を踏む
    • set foot on foreign soil/enter a foreign country
    • ここの土地は土一升金一升だ
    • The land here is worth its weight in gold.
    • 故郷の土になりたいと願っている
    • I wish to be buried in my native country.
  1. 土がつくlose (in sumo wrestling)