Last modified on 21 December 2014, at 05:06

地下

ChineseEdit

 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
 
under; second (of two parts); next (week, etc.); lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to decline; to go down; latter
simp. and trad.
(地下)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

地下

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) underground
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) on the ground

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 1

EtymologyEdit

(ち, chi, ground) + (か, ka, under)

NounEdit

地下 (hiragana ちか, romaji chika)

  1. underground; subterranean
    地下2階 (ちかにかい)
    Chika ni kai
    second basement

IdiomsEdit

  • 地下に潜る
    ちかにもぐる
    chika ni moguru
    go underground (as in a political movement)

Derived termsEdit