地方

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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: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dìfāng  →  dìfang (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄉㄧˋ ㄈㄤ  →  ㄉㄧˋ ㄈㄤ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /ti⁵¹ fɑŋ⁵⁵/  →  /ti⁵¹ fɑŋ¹/
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Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing, erhua-ed)
Pinyin dìfāngr
Zhuyin ㄉㄧˋ ㄈㄤㄦ
IPA (key) /ti⁵¹ fɑ̃ɻ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

地方 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin dìfāng or dìfang)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) place
    • John 1.11
      他到自己的地方来,自己的人倒不接待他。
      Tā dào zìjǐ de dìfang lái, zìjǐ de rén dào bù jiēdaì tā.
      He came unto his own, and his own received him not.
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) part; aspect
  3. (Elementary Mandarin) local; regional

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]


Min Nan[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

地方 (traditional and simplified, POJ tē-hng or tōe-hng)

  1. local; regional

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.

Related terms[edit]