Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

dì de

  1. noun soil / ground / land
    Domain: Geography 地理学
    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 di
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used for the sound in mantras and Sanskrit names
  10. noun a territory / a region
    Domain: Geography 地理学
    Notes: As in 陆地 (FE '地' 3; CED '地' 2)
  11. noun used after a distance measure
    Domain: Geography 地理学
    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

Word is mentioned most frequently in

Truncated for common words

Collection Document Title Occurrences
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 45
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu 43
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 33
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 32
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 31
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 28
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《趙世家》 House of Zhao 28
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu 24
Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 《邑部》 Yì Radical 22

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
公子地 公子地 公子地 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 7
地气 地氣 地氣上騰 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 5
卫地 衛地 及衛地 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 成公 Lord Cheng 5
君地 君地 則君地生焉 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
曹地 曹地 分曹地也 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 僖公 Lord Xi 3
阴地 陰地 遂自陰地 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 宣公 Lord Xuan 3
王子地 王子地 王子地 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 哀公 Lord Ai 3
地始 地始 地始凍 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《月令》 Proceedings of Government in the Different Months 2
地载 地載 地載萬物 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《郊特牲》 The Single Victim at the Border Sacrifices 2
鲁地 魯地 如魯地 The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 《春秋左氏傳》 昭公 Lord Zhao 2