地下

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

地下

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

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
    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]