地方

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Chinese[edit]

 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
 
square; quadrilateral; place; region; direction; side; method; way; prescription; power; upright; just
simp. and trad.
(地方)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Note:
  • tē-hng/tōe-hng - colloquial;
  • tē-hong/tōe-hong - literary.
  • Wu
  • Xiang

    Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1 2/2
    Initial () (7) (1)
    Final () (15) (106)
    Tone (調) Departing (H) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open Closed
    Division () III III
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /diɪH/ /pʉɐŋ/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /diH/ /pʷiɐŋ/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /djɪH/ /piuɑŋ/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /diH/ /puaŋ/
    Li
    Rong
    /diH/ /piuaŋ/
    Wang
    Li
    /diH/ /pĭwaŋ/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /dʱiH/ /piwaŋ/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    fāng

    Noun[edit]

    地方

    1. (countable, uncountable) place; region; area (Classifier: m;  c)
      一個陌生地方 / 一个陌生地方  ―  yīge mòshēng de dìfang  ―  an unfamiliar place
    2. (countable, uncountable) part; location
      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).
    3. (countable, uncountable) part; aspect; something (about something) (Classifier: m)
    4. (uncountable) empty space; room
      騰出地方 / 腾出地方  ―  téngchū dìfang  ―  to make room
    5. (countable, literary) town crier
    Usage notes[edit]
    • Unlike Mandarin, 地方 is rarely used in Min Nan. Use 所在 (só͘-chāi) instead.
    Synonyms[edit]
    • (place):
    edit

    Pronunciation 2[edit]


    Note:
    • tē-hng/tōe-hng - colloquial;
    • tē-hong/tōe-hong - literary.
  • Wu
  • Noun[edit]

    地方

    1. (uncountable) civilians; civilian jobs; civilian sector
    Antonyms[edit]

    Adjective[edit]

    地方

    1. (attributive) regional; local
      地方官員 / 地方官员  ―  dìfāng guānyuán  ―  local official
      布袋戲地方戲劇 [Min Nan, trad.]
      布袋戏地方戏剧 [Min Nan, simp.]
      Pò͘-tē-hì sī chi̍t chióng tē-hng hì-kio̍k. [Pe̍h-ōe-jī]
      Glove puppetry is a kind of regional theatre.
    Synonyms[edit]

    Derived terms[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Sino-Xenic (地方):

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji in this term

    Grade: 2
    ほう
    Grade: 2
    on’yomi

    Etymology[edit]

    From Middle Chinese 地方 (MC diɪH pʉɐŋ).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    地方 (hiragana ちほう, rōmaji chihō, historical hiragana ちはう)

    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.
    1. 1.0 1.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja in this term

    Noun[edit]

    地方 (jibang) (hangeul 지방)

    1. Hanja form? of 지방 (geographical region).

    Vietnamese[edit]

    Hán tự in this term

    Noun[edit]

    地方

    1. Hán tự form of địa phương (region, area).