Definition of 淘

  • select

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • トウ
  • よなげる

Popular Words With This Kanji

淘汰, とうた

selection, weeding out, elimination (e.g. of unneeded employees), natural selection

自然淘汰, しぜんとうた

natural selection

社会淘汰, しゃかいとうた

social selection

性淘汰, せいとうた

sexual selection

人為淘汰, じんいとうた

artificial selection (in biology)

淘汰作用, とうたさよう

sifting out, weeding out, selection, sorting

人員淘汰, じんいんとうた

personnel reduction

雌雄淘汰, しゆうとうた

sexual selection

整理淘汰, せいりとうた

reorganize an enterprise and weed out redundant workers, reorganize an industry and weed out redudant enterprises

血縁淘汰, けつえんとうた

kin selection


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