"地" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Decomp. 土也
Mandarin de; dì
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Pinyin de; di4
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Sijiao 4411.2
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CNS 11643 1-4762
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Unicode U+5730
GB2312 B5D8
BIG5 A661
Results for 地
 de -ly / structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
 dì earth / ground / field / place / land / CL:片[pian4]
Results beginning with 地
 dì zhǐ address / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì fang area / place / space / room / territory / CL:處|处[chu4],個|个[ge4],塊|块[kuai4]
 dì fāng region / regional (away from the central administration) / local
 dì qū local / regional / district (not necessarily formal administrative unit) / region / area / as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture-level city or county level city) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì diǎn place / site / location / venue / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì wèi position / status / place / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì tú map / CL:張|张[zhang1],本[ben3]
 dì qiú the earth / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì shang on the ground / on the floor
 dì miàn floor / ground / surface
 dì xià underground / subterranean / covert
 dì lǐ geography
 dì chǎn estate
 dì dài zone / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì bǎn floor
 dì dao authentic / genuine / typical / from a place known for the product / thorough / conscientious
 dì dào tunnel / causeway
 dì yù hell / infernal / underworld
 dì tiě subway / metro
 dì zhèn earthquake
 dì bù stage / degree (to which a situation has evolved) / situation / leeway
 dì yù area / district / region
 dì duàn section / district
 dì chǔ to be located at / to be situated in
 dì zhì geology
 dì pán domain / territory under one's control / foundation of a building / base of operations / crust of earth
 dì xíng topography / terrain / landform
 dì tǎn carpet / rug
 dì zhǔ landlord / landowner / host
 dì kuài tectonic plate
 dì shì terrain / topography relief
 dì míng place name / toponym
 dì shuì rates (tax)
 dì dǐ subterranean / underground
 dì biǎo the surface (of the earth)
 dì mào relief / landform (geology)
 dì léi landmine / CL:顆|颗[ke1] / (fig.) sore point / weak spot
 dì lì favorable location / in the right place / productivity of land
 dì jī foundations (of a building) / base
 dì zhuān floor tile
 dì láo prison / dungeon
 dì tóu place / locality / edge of a field / lower margin of a page
 Dì zàng Kṣitigarbha, the Bodhisattva of the Great Vow (to save all souls before accepting Bodhi) / also translated Earth Treasury, Earth Womb, or Earth Store Bodhisattva
 dì rè geothermal
 dì guā sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) / yam (family Dioscoreaceae)
 dì tān street stall with goods laid out on the ground
 dì yuán geographic situation / geo-(politics etc)
 dì pí lot / section of land / ground
 dì biāo landmark
 dì dòng tunnel / cave / burrow / dugout
 dì céng stratum (geology)
 dì xīn the earth's core / geocentric
 dì qiào the Earth's crust
 dì pǐ bully / local ruffian
 dì zhī the 12 earthly branches 子[zi3], 丑[chou3], 寅[yin2], 卯[mao3], 辰[chen2], 巳[si4], 午[wu3], 未[wei4], 申[shen1], 酉[you3], 戌[xu1], 亥[hai4], used cyclically in the calendar and as ordinal numbers I, II etc
 dì jiào cellar / basement
 dì dòng earthquake (old term)
 dì jí (administrative) prefecture-level
 dì píng horizon
 dì gōng underground palace (as part of imperial tomb)
 dì wěi prefectural Party committee
 Dì tán Temple of Earth (in Beijing)
 dì lòu drain / underground drainpipe / floor gutter / 25th of 2nd lunar month
线 dì xiàn earth (wire) / ground
 dì lì soil fertility / land capability
 dì zū land rent / land tax
 dì bǎo bunker (underground fortification)
 dì huáng Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa), its rhizome used in TCM
  terrain feature
 dì jiǎo (page) footer / (dialect) foundation (of a building) / base
 dì yī lichen
 dì hé core of the earth (geology)
 dì qì deed (for land) / CL:張|张[zhang1],份[fen4]
 dì màn the mantle of the earth (geology)
 dì zhóu the earth's axis
  earth noise
 dì bǎo magistrate
 dì biē Chinese ground beetle (Eupolyphaga sinensis), used in TCM
 dì diào geological survey, abbr. for 地質調查|地质调查[di4 zhi4 diao4 cha2]
 dì fǔ hell / the nether world / Hades
 dì huá landslide
 dì jí cadaster
 dì jī land area
 dì jiǎ cape (geography) / headland
 dì jiē local guide / tour escort
 dì jǐng landscape / terrain
 dì lěi horst
 dì lín neighbor on farmland
 dì lǒng lines on ridges on ploughed field
 dì lú fire pit
 dì mài geographical position according to the principles of feng shui 風水|风水[feng1 shui3] / ley lines
 dì mǔ area of farmland
 dì péi local guide / tour escort
 dì qí earth spirit
 dì qiàn trench, rift valley
 dì qián liverwort (Marchantia polymorpha)
 dì qín ground service (airport)
 dì r place / space
 dì shǐ earth history / geological history
 dì shū writing on the ground with a large brush dipped in water
 dì sù groundspeed (of an aircraft etc)
 dì tái floor / platform
 dì yìn cellar
 dì xià shì basement / cellar
 Dì zhōng Hǎi Mediterranean Sea
 dì xià shuǐ groundwater
线 dì píng xiàn horizon
 dì tiě zhàn subway station
 dì fāng xìng local
 dì jí shì prefecture-level city
 dì qū xìng regional / local
 dì qiú cūn global village
 dì lǐ xué geography
 dì xíng tú topographic map
 dì zhì xué geology
 dì zhèn jú earthquake bureau
 dì qiú yí globe
 dì biǎo shuǐ surface water
 dì fāng zhì chorography
 dì tóu shé local bully / tyrant / regional mafia boss
 dì bǎn zhuān floor tile
  Earth Day
 dì tú cè atlas
  landmine warfare / mine warfare
 dì tú jí collection of maps / atlas
  earth station
 dì gōu yóu cooking oil that has been used and discarded (and, in China, sometimes illegally recovered from gutters and sewers, reprocessed and sold back to restaurants)
 dì miàn shuǐ surface water
 dì dòng yí the world's first seismograph invented by Zhang Heng 张衡 / in 132 / abbr. for 候風地動儀|候风地动仪
 dì céng xué stratigraphy (geology)
 dì gǔn qiú ten-pin bowling / bowling ball / (baseball etc) ground ball
  mantle plume / plume
  horizon map
  surface water run-off / surface run-off
  Geographical Divisions
  cadastral map
  topographical surface / topographic surface
  Geographic Section
  burst point / ground zero
  sediment column / geologic column / stratigraphic column
  geothermal heat pump
  density current / geostrophic flow
  surface-laid mine
线  seismic line
 běn dì local / this locality
 jī dì base (of operations) / industrial or military base / al-Qaeda
 gè dì in all parts of (a country) / various regions
 tǔ di local god / genius loci
 tǔ dì land / soil / territory / CL:片[pian4],塊|块[kuai4]
 dāng dì local
 tiān dì heaven and earth / world / scope / field of activity
 nèi dì inland / interior / hinterland
 dà dì earth / mother earth
 chǎn dì the source (of a product) / place of origin / manufacturing location
 wài dì parts of the country other than where one is
 chǎng dì space / site / place / sports pitch
 zhàn dì to take up space / to occupy (space)
 luò dì to fall to the ground / to be set on the ground / to reach to the ground / to be born / (of a plane) to land
 zài dì local
 yuán dì (in) the original place / the place where one currently is / place of origin / local (product)
 měng de suddenly
 shí dì on-site
 cǐ dì here / this place
 gōng dì construction site
 tè dì specially / for a special purpose
 zhèn dì position / front
 zhì dì texture / background (texture) / grain / quality / character / disposition
 yú dì margin / leeway
 xīn dì character
 yuán dì garden area
 yì dì different place / abroad
 dǎo dì to fall to the ground
 gēng dì arable land / to plow land
 yíng dì camp
 shèng dì holy land (of a religion) / sacred place / shrine / holy city (such as Jerusalem, Mecca etc) / center of historic interest
 lù dì dry land (as opposed to the sea)
 jìng dì circumstances
 biàn dì everywhere / all over
绿 lu:4 dì green area (e.g. urban park or garden)
 cǎo dì lawn / meadow / sod / turf / CL:片[pian4]
 shèng dì well-known scenic spot
 lǐng dì territory / domain / estate / (old) fief
 hū de suddenly
 mò de suddenly / unexpectedly
 shān dì mountainous region / hilly area / hilly country
 zhēng dì to requisition land
 jiù dì locally / on the spot
 shū de swiftly / suddenly
 kòng dì vacant land / open space
 kōng dì air-to-surface (missile)
 píng dì to level the land / level ground / plain
 gāo dì highland / upland
 zhù dì station / encampment
 mù dì cemetery / graveyard
 jiē dì earth (electric connection) / to earth
 pén dì (geography) basin / depression
 jué dì danger spot / Jedi (in Star Wars)
 fù dì hinterland / interior / outback
 tián dì field / farmland / cropland / plight / extent
 sǎo dì to sweep the floor / to reach rock bottom / to be at an all-time low
 zhàn dì battlefield
 quān dì staking a claim to territory / enclosure
 shī dì to lose land / dispossessed
 lín dì woodland
 Hǎi dì Haiti, the western third of Caribbean island Hispaniola
 suí dì according to the location / everywhere / any place / from any location / from wherever you like
 shā dì sandy beach or river bank / sand dune / sandy land
 zhòng dì to farm / to work the land
 huāng dì wasteland / uncultivated land
 àn dì secretly / inwardly
 zhòng dì important place / strategic location
 shǔ dì dependency / possession / annexed territory
 jiàn dì opinion / view / insight
 fú dì to lie prostrate
 gǔ dì valley
 fú dì happy land / paradise
 dào dì authentic / original
 yào dì strategic location
 cài dì vegetable field
 yě dì wilderness
 gù dì once familiar places / former haunts
 zhěng dì to prepare the soil (agriculture)
 tái dì tableland / mesa
 fēng dì feudal fiefdom / land held as a vassal in feudal society / enfeoffment
 wā dì depression / low-lying ground
 fén dì graveyard / cemetery
 nóng dì farmland
 jiù dì once familiar places / former haunts
 shú dì cultivated land / in Chinese medicine, preparation from rhizome of Chinese foxglove (Rehmannia glutinosa)
 bèi dì secretly / in private / behind someone's back
 fēi dì administrative enclave / land of one country enclosed within another / a salient
 jiē dì terrace (geography)
 chú dì to hoe / to weed the soil
 mù dì pasture / grazing land
 lí dì to plow
 bá dì to rise steeply from level ground
 bà dì to harrow / to break the ground with a hoe
 biān dì border district / borderland
 biāo dì plot of land
 bó dì barren land / poor soil
 chá dì stubble land after crop has been taken
 dī dì lowland
 dí dì enemy territory
 diē dì daddy (loanword)
 duì dì targeted (e.g. attacks)
 Gān dì (Mahatma) Gandhi
 gōng dì public land / land in common use
 guǎn dì school (old)
 jìn dì forbidden area / restricted area / (fig.) sth considered off-limits
 jú dì local / locally
 kāi dì to clear land (for cultivation) / to open up land
 kuàng dì open space / open field
 liào dì (of folk artists) to give a performance at a temple fair or on the street etc
 luǒ dì bare ground
 mén dì see 門第|门第[men2 di4]
 pì dì the sticks / the boondocks
 rào dì to orbit the earth
湿 shī dì wetland
 tián dì landfill
 tuō dì to mop the floor / (of a gown etc) to trail on the ground / full-length
 xià dì to go down to the fields / to get up from bed / to leave one's sickbed / to be born
 xiàn dì county seat / county town
 xiào dì campus
 xī dì to vacuum the floor
 xǐ dì to clean the floor / (Internet slang) (lit.) to wash (the blood) off the floor / (fig.) to cover up evidence of sb's wrongdoing / to defend (a wrongdoer) / (coll.) to carpet-bomb
 xìng dì innate quality / natural disposition
 yǎng dì to maintain the land (with rotation of crops or fertilizer)
 yuán dì fertile arable soil of loess plateau
 yú dì land / map / (old) geography
 zhàn dì stop (on a bus or train route)
 zháo dì to land / to touch the ground / also pr. [zhuo2 di4]
 zhuā dì grip on the road / roadholding
 zhù dì living area / residential area
 zōng dì parcel of land
 zū dì to rent land / to lease farmland
IP地 i p dì zhǐ Internet Protocol Address / IP address
E-1地  E1 area
 fáng dì chǎn real estate
 suǒ zài dì location / site
 mù dì dì destination (location)
 yuán chǎn dì original source / place of origin / provenance
 Aò dì lì Austria
 Xīn tiān dì Xintiandi (shopping, eating and entertainment district of Shanghai)
 gēn jù dì base of operations
 wài dì rén stranger / outsider
 àn dì li secretly / inwardly / on the sly
 Dòu Dì zhǔ "Fight the Landlord" (card game)
 chū shēng dì birthplace
 běn dì huà localization / adaptation (to foreign environment)
 zhí mín dì colony
 fā yuán dì place of origin / birthplace / source
 jí sàn dì distribution center
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