天下

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Chinese[edit]

day; sky; heaven
 
under; second; next; lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to decline; to go down; latter
simp. and trad.
(天下)

Etymology[edit]

From (tiān, “sky, heaven, god”) + (xià, “below, under”) See All under Heaven.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

天下

  1. the world; everything under the sky; all under heaven
  2. China (lofty)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
てん
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

天下 ‎(hiragana てんか, romaji tenka) (commonly read)
天下 ‎(hiragana てんげ, romaji tenge) (rarely read)

  1. world, earth

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References[edit]

  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 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

天下 ‎(cheonha) ‎(hangeul 천하)

  1. Hanja form? of 천하, “world, earth”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

天下

  1. Hán tự form of thiên hạ, “world”