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dì de

  1. noun soil / ground / land
    Domain: Geography 地理
    Notes: As in 土地, or 地面 (FE '地' 2; CED '地' 3, 4)
  2. de particle subordinate particle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词 , Concept: Structural Particle 结构助词
    Notes: 地 can only be placed after an adverbial adjunct. For example, 笑容满面地走进央视西门 'walked into the CCTV West Gate with a big smile [on his] face.' (VOA 2016-01-25)
  3. proper noun Earth / ground / level / bhumi
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Sanskrit equivalent: bhūmi, one of the ten stages of bodhisattva development into a Buddha 十地; FGS translation standard: Earth (Faxiang)
  4. proper noun the earth
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: For example, 天地玄黃 'The sky was black and earth yellow.' (FE '地' 1; CED '地' 1; QZW)
  5. noun fields
    Domain: Agriculture 农业
    Notes: As in 天地 (FE '地' 2; CED '地' 3)
  6. noun a place
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 地方 or 地点, for example, in the idiom 因地制宜 'to accord with local customs using appropriate measures' (CCI '因地制宜'; CED '地' 8, 9; FE '地' 4).
  7. noun a situation / a position
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: As in 地位 (FE '地' 4; CED '地' 10)
  8. noun background
    Domain: Art 艺术
    Notes: As in the background of a painting (CED '地' 12)
  9. foreign Earth / di
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used for the sound in mantras and Sanskrit names; FGS translation standard: Earth (Faxiang)
  10. noun a territory / a region
    Domain: Geography 地理
    Notes: As in 陆地 (FE '地' 3; CED '地' 2)
  11. noun used after a distance measure
    Domain: Geography 地理
    Notes: To indicate that the measure is for travel distance (CED '地' 13)

Contained in

海地危地马拉基地地区地方地理学翻天覆地外地地位地质各地地理地主阵地地址大溪地地带地球奧地利地铁地缘地图优山美地房地产当地耕地地产土地地步犁地随地本地地域落地地上天地地震遍地地面地久天长场地山地触地印五体投地地道草地地支地雷地毯地点地下

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《秦始皇本紀》 Annals of Qin Shi Huang 47
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 46
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 43
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 34
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 33
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 33
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 29
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 27
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 25
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《邑部》 Yì Radical 23

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
度地 度地 司空執度度地 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2
量地 量地 量地遠近 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《王制》 Royal Regulations 2

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
其次 14. 《憲問》 Xian Wen in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
19. 《子張》 Zi Zhang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
廣大 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
相見 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 3
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 13
而已 《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
有餘 《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 3
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
西七百 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋天》 Explanation of Heaven in Er Ya 《爾雅》 3
《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋草》 Explanation of Plants in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 2
所有 《夏本紀》 Annals of Xia in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
西西 《殷本紀》 Annals of Yin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 14
及其 《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 19
觀法 《卷一‧序》 Scroll 1, Preface in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 2
《示部》Shì Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 3