TranslingualEdit

Stroke order
地-order.gif

Han characterEdit

(radical 32 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土心木 (GPD), four-corner 44112, composition)

  1. earth
  2. soil, ground
  3. region

ReferencesEdit

  • KangXi: page 224, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4890
  • Dae Jaweon: page 456, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 420, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5730

CantoneseEdit

HanziEdit

(Jyutping dei6, Yale dei6)


HakkaEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ thì (thi3), Hagfa Pinyim ti4)

ReferencesEdit


JapaneseEdit

KanjiEdit

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanji)

  1. earth; ground

ReadingsEdit

CompoundsEdit

  • 地表 (ちひょう, chihyō)
  • 地方 (ちほう, chihō)
  • 地震 (じしん, jishin)
  • 天地 (てんち, tenchi): heaven and earth
  • 天變地異 (てんぺんちい, tenpen chii): turmoil throughout heaven and earth
  • 現在地 (げんざいち, genzaichi): you are here

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. earth; land; ground
  2. a place; a region; a piece of land
  3. territory; dominion
  4. (of a crate, etc) the bottom

SuffixEdit

(hiragana , romaji -chi)

  1. place, area

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

(hiragana , historical hiragana , romaji ji)

  1. earth; dirt
  2. fabric
    • 1906, Natsume Sōseki, Botchan:
      いくらか (うす) ()には相違 (そうい)なくっても (あつ)いには (きま)ってる。
      ikura ka usui ji ni wa sōi nakutte mo atsui ni wa kimatteru.
      However thin it might be, flannel is flannel and must have been pretty warm at that time of the year.
  3. (game of Go) territory

KoreanEdit

HanjaEdit

(ji)
Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul):  (revised: ji, McCune-Reischauer: chi)
  • Name (hangeul):  (revised: ttang, McCune-Reischauer: ttang, Yale: ttang)
  1. ( 지, ttang-): earth, land, ground
  2. (지위 지, jiwi-): status, rank

CompoundsEdit


MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin
Zhuyin ㄉㄧˋ
IPA (key) /ti⁵¹/
Audio
(file)

NounEdit

(traditional and simplified, Pinyin )

  1. the earth
  2. land
    空虛混沌淵面黑暗運行水面
    空虚混沌渊面黑暗运行水面
    shì kōngxū hùndùn. Yuānmiàn hēi'àn. Shén de líng yùnxíng zài shuǐmiàn shang.
    The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.

ReferencesEdit

HanziEdit

(Pinyin (di4), de (de5), Wade-Giles ti4)

CompoundsEdit


Middle ChineseEdit

Han characterEdit

(*dhì)


Min NanEdit

HanziEdit

(POJ (te3), tuē (tue7), (ti7))

ReferencesEdit


VietnameseEdit

Han characterEdit

(địa, rịa)

Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 12:18