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earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
 
square; quadrilateral; place; region; direction; side; method; way; prescription; power; upright; just
simp. and trad.
(地方)

Pronunciation 1Edit


Note:
  • tē-hng/tōe-hng - colloquial;
  • tē-hong/tōe-hong - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1 2/2
    Initial () (7) (1)
    Final () (15) (106)
    Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open Closed
    Division () III III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /diɪH/ /pʉɐŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /diH/ /pʷiɐŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /djɪH/ /piuɑŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /diH/ /puaŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /diH/ /piuaŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /diH/ /pĭwaŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /dʱiH/ /piwaŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    fāng

    NounEdit

    地方

    1. (countable, uncountable) place; region; area (Classifier: m;  c)
      一個陌生地方 / 一个陌生地方  ―  yīge mòshēng de dìfang  ―  an unfamiliar place
    2. (countable, uncountable) part; location
      這個地方 [MSC, trad.]
      这个地方 [MSC, simp.]
      Wǒ zhège dìfang yǒu diǎn téng. [Pinyin]
      I've got a pain here (lit.: in this place).
    3. (countable, uncountable) part; aspect; something (about something) (Classifier: m)
    4. (uncountable) empty space; room
      騰出地方 / 腾出地方  ―  téngchū dìfang  ―  to make room
    5. (countable, literary) town crier
    Usage notesEdit
    • Unlike Mandarin, 地方 is rarely used in Min Nan. Use 所在 (só͘-chāi) instead.
    SynonymsEdit
    • (place):

    Pronunciation 2Edit


    Note:
    • tē-hng/tōe-hng - colloquial;
    • tē-hong/tōe-hong - literary.
  • Wu
  • NounEdit

    地方

    1. (uncountable) civilians; civilian jobs; civilian sector
    AntonymsEdit

    AdjectiveEdit

    地方

    1. (attributive) regional; local
      布袋戲地方戲劇 [Min Nan, trad.]
      布袋戏地方戏剧 [Min Nan, simp.]
      Pò͘-tē-hì sī chi̍t chióng tē-hng hì-kio̍k. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
      Glove puppetry is a kind of regional theatre.
    SynonymsEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Sino-Xenic (地方):

    JapaneseEdit

    Kanji in this term

    Grade: 2
    ほう
    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

    EtymologyEdit

    From Middle Chinese 地方 (MC diɪH pʉɐŋ).

    PronunciationEdit

    NounEdit

    地方 (hiragana ちほう, rōmaji chihō, historical hiragana ちはう)

    1. district, province, area

    ReferencesEdit

    • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
    1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

    KoreanEdit

    Hanja in this term

    NounEdit

    地方 (jibang) (hangeul 지방)

    1. Hanja form? of 지방 (geographical region).

    VietnameseEdit

    Hán tự in this term

    NounEdit

    地方

    1. Hán tự form of địa phương (region, area).