地球

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Chinese[edit]

 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
ball; sphere
simp. and trad.
(地球)

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Matteo Ricci.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

地球

  1. the Earth; globe; world; the planet (Classifier: )

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Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (地球):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献, 2003

Japanese[edit]

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地球 (chikyū): the globe, the Earth.
Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
きゅう
Grade: 3
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Chinese 地球, coined by Matteo Ricci.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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

  1. (astronomy, mythology) Earth; Terra
     () (きゅう) (にじゅう) () () (かん) (いっ) (かい)自転 (じてん)します。
    Chikyū wa nijūyo jikan de ikkaijiten 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.
    それでも地球 (ちきゅう) (うご)く。
    Sore de mo chikyū wa ugoku.
    And yet the Earth moves.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Huang Heqing (黃河清), 利玛窦对汉语的贡献, 2003
  2. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Proper noun[edit]

地球 (Jigu) (hangeul 지구)

  1. Hanja form? of 지구 (Earth).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Noun[edit]

地球

  1. Hán tự form of địa cầu (globe).

Proper noun[edit]

地球

  1. Hán tự form of Địa Cầu (Earth).