地方

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Chinese[edit]

 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
 
square; quadrilateral; direction; just
simp. and trad.
(地方)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

地方

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) place
    這個地方 [MSC, trad.]
    这个地方 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ zhège dìfang yǒu diǎn téng. [Pinyin]
    I've got a pain here (lit.: in this place).
  2. part; aspect
  3. local; regional

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike Mandarin, 地方 is rarely used in Min Nan to mean place; part; aspect. For that meaning, use 所在 instead.

Adjective[edit]

地方

  1. regional, local
    布袋戲地方戲劇 [Min Nan, trad.]
    布袋戏地方戏剧 [Min Nan, simp.]
    Pò·-tē-hì sī 1-chióng tē-hng hì-kio̍k. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
    Glove puppetry is a kind of regional theatre.

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ほう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

地方 (hiragana ちほう, romaji chihō)

  1. district, province, area

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

地方 (jibang) (hangeul 지방)

  1. Hanja form? of 지방, “a geographical region”.