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day; sky; heaven
 
under; second; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to decline; to go down; latter
simp. and trad.
(天下)
Literally: “under heaven”.
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
天下 (Written Standard Chinese?)
Tianxia (English)

EtymologyEdit

See All under Heaven.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

天下

  1. (figuratively) the world; everything under the sky; all under heaven
  2. (lofty) China
  3. (figuratively) state power; domination

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on’yomi
Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

天下 (hiragana てんか, rōmaji tenka) (commonly read)
天下 (hiragana てんげ, rōmaji tenge) (rarely read)

  1. world, earth

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 978-4-14-011112-3

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

天下 (cheonha) (hangeul 천하)

  1. Hanja form? of 천하, “world, earth”.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

NounEdit

天下

  1. Hán tự form of thiên hạ, “world”