地下

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Chinese[edit]

 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); -ly
 
under; second; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to decline; to go down; latter
simp. and trad.
(地下)
anagram 下地

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Adjective[edit]

地下

  1. (literally) underground
  2. (figuratively) underground; secretive

Noun[edit]

地下

  1. (literary) underworld

Derived terms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]


Noun[edit]

地下

  1. ground; floor
    唔好地下 [Cantonese, trad. and simp.]
    Nei5 m4 hou2 co5 hai2 dei6 haa6-2 laa1. [Jyutping]
    Don't sit on the floor.

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, rōmaji chika)

  1. underground; subterranean
    地下2階 (ちかにかい)
    Chika ni kai
    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)

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