ChineseEdit

 
earth; ground; field
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
ball; sphere
simp. and trad.
(地球)

EtymologyEdit

Coined by Matteo Ricci (Huang, 2003).

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地球

  1. (astronomy) the Earth

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Sino-Xenic (地球):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

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

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

地球(ちきゅう) (Chikyū (historical kana ちきう)

  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 ikkaijiten shimasu.
    The Earth rotates once every 24 hours.
    地球(ちきゅう)太陽系(たいようけい)第3惑星(だいさんわくせい)です。
    Chikyū wa taiyōkei no daisan wakusei desu.
    The Earth is the third planet of the Solar System.
    それでも地球(ちきゅう)(うご)く。
    Sore de mo chikyū wa ugoku.
    And yet the Earth moves.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2003, Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献 (in Chinese)
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

Proper nounEdit

地球 (Jigu) (hangeul 지구)

  1. Hanja form? of 지구 (Earth).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

地球

  1. Hán tự form of địa cầu (globe).

Proper nounEdit

地球

  1. Hán tự form of Địa Cầu (Earth).