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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; the universe
    天下大於秋豪大山壽於殤子彭祖天地並存萬物 [Classical Chinese, trad.]
    天下大于秋豪大山寿于殇子彭祖天地并存万物 [Classical Chinese, simp.]
    From: c. 369 BCE – 286 BCE, 莊子 (Zhuangzi), 齊物論 (The Identity of Contraries)
    Tiānxià mò dàyú qiūháo zhī mò, ér dàshān wéi xiǎo; mò shòuyú shāngzǐ, ér Péngzǔ wéi yāo. Tiāndì yǔ wǒ bìngcún, ér wànwù yǔ wǒ wèi yī. [Pinyin]
    There is nothing under the canopy of heaven greater than the tip of an autumn spikelet. A vast mountain is a small thing. Neither is there any age greater than that of a child cut off in infancy. P'êng Tsu himself died young. The universe and I came into being together; and I, and everything therein, are One.

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Sino-Xenic (天地):

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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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

天地 ‎(cheonji) ‎(hangeul 천지)

  1. Hanja form? of 천지, “heaven and earth”.
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