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

EtymologyEdit

Coined by Matteo Ricci.[1]

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

地球

  1. the Earth; globe; world; the planet (Classifier: )

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (地球):

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献, 2003

JapaneseEdit

 地球 on Japanese Wikipedia
 
地球 (chikyū): the globe, the Earth.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
きゅう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

地球 (hiragana ちきゅう, rōmaji Chikyū, historical hiragana ちきう)

  1. (astronomy, mythology) Earth; Terra
     () (きゅう) (にじゅう) () () (かん) (いっ) (かい)自転 (じてん)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. ^ Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献, 2003
  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).