地球

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

地球

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) the Earth; globe; world

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Japanese[edit]

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地球: the globe, the Earth.
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Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
きゅう
Grade: 3
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 地球 (*dhì ??, literally earth ball). Compare modern Min Nan 地球 (tē-kiû).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

地球 (hiragana ちきゅう, romaji chikyū, historical hiragana ちきう)

  1. the globe, the whole world

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地球 (hiragana ちきゅう, romaji Chikyū, historical hiragana ちきう)

  1. (astronomy, mythology) Earth, Terra
    地球 (ちきゅう)24時間毎 (にじゅうよじかんごと)1回自転 (いっかいじてん)します。
    Chikyū wa ni jū yo jikan goto ni ikkai jiten shimasu.
    The Earth rotates once every 24 hours.
    地球 (ちきゅう)太陽系 (たいようけい)第3惑星 (だいさんわくせい)です。
    Chikyū wa taiyōkei no daisan wakusei desu.
    The Earth is the third planet of the Solar System.

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References[edit]

  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 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

地球 (jigu) (hangeul 지구)

  1. Hanja form? of 지구, “Earth”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

地球

  1. Hán tự form of Địa Cầu, "Earth"