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earth; ground; field
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
ball; sphere
trad. (地球)
simp. #(地球)
 
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Coined by Matteo Ricci (Huang, 2003).

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地球

  1. (astronomy) the Earth
    地球自轉地球自转  ―  dìqiú zìzhuàn  ―  the Earth rotates; Earth's rotation
    地球太陽公轉 [MSC, trad.]
    地球太阳公转 [MSC, simp.]
    Dìqiú rào tàiyáng gōngzhuàn. [Pinyin]
    The earth revolves around the sun.

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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
きゅう
Grade: 3
kan’on
 
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地球 (chikyū): the globe, the Earth.

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From Chinese 地球 (Dìqiú), coined by Matteo Ricci.[1]

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()(きゅう) (Chikyūちきう (tikiu)?

  1. (astronomy, mythology) Earth; Terra
    ()(きゅう)24(にじゅうよ)()(かん)(いっ)(かい)()(てん)します。
    Chikyū wa nijūyo-jikan de ikkai jiten shimasu.
    The Earth rotates once every 24 hours.
    ()(きゅう)(たい)(よう)(けい)(だい)(さん)(わく)(せい)です。
    Chikyū wa taiyōkei no dai-san wakusei desu.
    The Earth is the third planet of the Solar System.
    それでも()(きゅう)(うご)く。
    sore de mo Chikyū wa ugoku.
    And yet the Earth moves.

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  1. ^ 2003, Huang Heqing (黃河清黄河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献 (in Chinese)
  2. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998) NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK Publishing, →ISBN
  3. ^ Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006) 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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Hanja in this term

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地球 (Jigu) (hangeul 지구)

  1. Hanja form? of 지구 (Earth).

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chữ Hán Nôm in this term

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地球

  1. chữ Hán form of địa cầu (globe).

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地球

  1. chữ Hán form of Địa Cầu (Earth).