天地

ChineseEdit

day; sky; heaven
 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
simp. and trad.
(天地)

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天地

  1. heaven and earth; the world
c. 4th century BC (Warring States Period), 庄子 (Zhuangzi), 庄子 (Zhuangzi), from 內篇 (Inner Chapter): 齊物論 (The Adjustment of Controversies), verse 9:[1]
天下莫大於秋毫之末,而太山為小;莫壽於殤子,而彭祖為夭。天地與我並生,而萬物與我為一。 (Under heaven there is nothing greater than the tip of an autumn down, and the Tai mountain is small. There is no one more long-lived than a child which dies prematurely, and Peng Zu did not live out his time. Heaven, Earth, and I were produced together, and all things and I are one.)

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on'yomi

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NounEdit

天地 ‎(hiragana てんち, romaji tenchi)

  1. Heaven and earth; and all things in them.

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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
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