ChineseEdit

 
earth; ground; field
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
 
under; next; lower
under; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to go down; latter
simp. and trad.
(地下)
anagram 下地

Pronunciation 1Edit


NounEdit

地下

  1. (often attributive) underground
    地下管道  ―  dìxià guǎndào  ―  underground pipeline
  2. (literary) underworld

AdjectiveEdit

地下

  1. (figurative) underground; secretive

Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit


NounEdit

地下

  1. on the ground; on the floor
    地下 / 地下  ―  Nǐ bié zuò dìxia ya.  ―  Don't sit on the floor.
    唔好地下 [Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    nei5 m4 hou2 co5 hai2 dei6 haa6-2 laa1. [Jyutping]
    Don't sit on the floor.
    地下 / 𰥛地下 [Cantonese]  ―  fan3 dei6 haa6-2 [Jyutping]  ―  to sleep on the ground
  2. ground; floor
    地下 / 地下  ―  Bié wǎng dìxia rēng!  ―  Don't throw it on the floor!
    地下因住𨃩親 [Cantonese, trad.]
    地下湿因住𨃩亲 [Cantonese, simp.]
    dei6 haa6-2 hou2 sap1, jan1 zyu6 sin3 can1. [Jyutping]
    The floor is really wet; be careful not to slip down.
    地下 [Cantonese]  ―  maat3 dei6 haa6-2 [Jyutping]  ―  to scrub the floor
  3. (Cantonese) ground floor

SynonymsEdit

  • (ground floor): (Hong Kong Cantonese) G樓G楼

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(ち, chi, ground) + (か, ka, under)

NounEdit

地下(ちか) (chika

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

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

地下 (jiha) (hangeul 지하)

  1. Hanja form? of 지하 (underground; basement).

Derived termsEdit