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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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NounEdit

天地

  1. (literally) sky and ground; heaven and earth
  2. (figuratively) world; the vast earth; universe
  3. (figuratively, literary) two opposing things; contrasting items
  4. (figuratively) scope; field; area; realm; sphere; range
  5. (figuratively, now dialectal) situation; plight; predicament

SynonymsEdit

  • (heaven and earth): 乾坤 (qiánkūn)

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DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (天地):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on’yomi

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NounEdit

天地 (hiragana てんち, rōmaji 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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

天地 (cheonji) (hangeul 천지)

  1. Hanja form? of 천지 (heaven and earth).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

天地

  1. Hán tự form of thiên địa (heaven and earth).