1. noun soil; ground; land
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Geography
    Notes: As in 土地, or 地面 (CED '地' 3, 4; FE '地' 2; Kroll 2015 '地' 2, pp. 83-84)
  2. de particle subordinate particle
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words , 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; Kroll 2015 '地' 7, pp. 83-84)
  3. noun floor
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '地' 3, pp. 83-84)
  4. proper noun the earth
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: For example, 天地玄黃 'The sky was black and earth yellow.' (CED '地' 1; FE '地' 1; Kroll 2015 '地' 1, pp. 83-84; QZW)
  5. noun fields
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Agriculture
    Notes: As in 天地 (FE '地' 2; CED '地' 3)
  6. noun a place
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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; Kroll 2015 '地' 2b, pp. 83-84)
  7. noun a situation; a position
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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. noun terrain
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '地' 2c, pp. 83-84)
  10. noun a territory; a region
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Geography
    Notes: As in 陆地 (CED '地' 2; FE '地' 3; Kroll 2015 '地' 2a, pp. 83-84)
  11. noun used after a distance measure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Geography
    Notes: To indicate that the measure is for travel distance (CED '地' 13)
  12. adjective coming from the same clan
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '地' 5, pp. 83-84)

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  • 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 — count: 9
  • 侵地 (侵地) 班其所取侵地于諸侯也 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 僖公 Lord Xi — count: 7
  • 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 — count: 6
  • 祭天地 (祭天地) 天子祭天地 — The Book of Rites 禮記, 《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 — count: 5
  • 地正 (地正) 以地正國也 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 定公 Lord Ding — count: 4
  • 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 — count: 3
  • 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 — count: 3
  • 地来 (地來) 以地來 — The Commentary of Zuo on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋左氏傳, 襄公 Lord Xiang — count: 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 — count: 3
  • 地会 (地會) 則地會 — Gongyang's Commentary on the Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋公羊傳, 成公 Lord Cheng — count: 3