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Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 32 +3, 6 strokes, cangjie input 土心木 (GPD), four-corner 44112)

  1. earth
  2. soil, ground
  3. region

References

  • KangXi: page 224, character 6
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 4890
  • Dae Jaweon: page 456, character 8
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 420, character 12
  • Unihan data for U+5730

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale dei6)


Japanese

Kanji

(grade 2 kanji)

  1. earth; ground

Readings

Compounds

Noun

(hiragana , romaji chi)

  1. earth; land; ground
  2. a place; a region; a piece of land
  3. territory; dominion
  4. (of a crate, etc) the bottom

(hiragana , romaji ji, historical hiragana )

  1. earth; dirt
  2. (game of go) territory

Korean

Hanja


Eumhun:

  • Sound (hangeul): 지 (revised: ji, McCune-Reischauer: chi)
  • Name (hangeul): 땅 (revised: ttang, McCune-Reischauer: ttang, Yale: ttang)

Compounds


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin (di4), de (de5), Wade-Giles ti4)

Compounds


Vietnamese

Han character

(địa, rịa)

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