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. (uncountable) empty space; room
      騰出地方 / 腾出地方  ―  téngchū dìfang  ―  to make room
    3. (countable, uncountable) part; aspect (Classifier: m)
      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).
    4. town crier
    Usage notes[edit]
    • Unlike Mandarin, 地方 is rarely used in Min Nan. Use 所在 (só͘-chāi) instead.
    Synonyms[edit]
    Dialectal synonyms of 地方 (“place (noun)”) [map]
    Variety Location Words
    Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 地方
    Mandarin Beijing 地兒地方
    Taiwan 地方
    Tianjin 地界兒地兒地方
    Jinan 地方地處
    Xi'an 地方
    Wuhan 落地位子
    Chengdu 地方地頭塌塌
    Yangzhou 落地地方
    Hefei 場子地方
    Cantonese Guangzhou 地方埞方
    Hong Kong 地方埞方
    Taishan
    Yangjiang 處所
    Gan Nanchang 落地
    Hakka Meixian 地方
    Miaoli (N. Sixian) 地方
    Liudui (S. Sixian) 地方
    Hsinchu (Hailu) 地方
    Dongshi (Dabu) 地方
    Zhuolan (Raoping) 地方
    Yunlin (Zhao'an) 地方
    Jin Taiyuan 地方
    Min Bei Jian'ou 地方所在
    Min Dong Fuzhou 地方所在位處
    Min Nan Xiamen 所在
    Quanzhou 所在
    Zhangzhou 所在
    Taipei 所在
    Kaohsiung 所在
    Tainan 所在
    Taichung 所在地方
    Hsinchu 所在
    Lukang 地方
    Sanxia 地方所在
    Yilan 所在
    Kinmen 所在
    Magong 所在
    Philippines (Manila) 所在
    Chaozhou 地方
    Wu Shanghai 地方場化 dated戶蕩 dated
    Suzhou 場化
    Wenzhou 地方
    Xiang Changsha 地方
    Shuangfeng 場所地方

    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
      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 word

    Noun[edit]

    地方

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