地下

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

(ち, chi, ground) + (か, ka, under)

Noun[edit]

地下 (hiragana ちか, romaji chika)

  1. underground; subterranean
  • 地下2階
    ちかにかい
    chika ni kai
    the second basement

Idioms[edit]

  • 地下に潜る
    ちかにもぐる
    chika ni moguru
    go underground (as in a political movement)

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dìxià
Zhuyin ㄉㄧˋ ㄒㄧㄚˋ
IPA (key) /ti⁵¹⁻⁵³ ɕi̯a̠⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

地下 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dìxià)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) underground
  2. (Elementary Mandarin) on the ground