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English Meaning(s) for 地

  1. ground; land; earth; soil
  2. the region in question; the local area
  3. skin
  4. texture; fabric; material; weave
  5. base; background
  6. one's true nature
  7. narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story)
  8. real life; actuality
  9. captured territory (in the game of go)
  10. noh chorus
  11. accompaniment music (in Japanese dance)
  12. basic phrase (in Japanese music; usu. repetitive)
  13. base part (of multiple shamisens)

Definition and Synonyms for 地

Ground the surface (as a wall or canvas) prepared to take the paint for a painting
Synonyms: , ,
Fiber the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions
Synonyms: きっぷ, キャラクター, 人となり, 人品, 人柄, 人格, 品性, , , , 心柄, , , , , 性情, 性根, 性根, 性格, 性質, 本質, , , 根性, 気立て, 気質, 禀性, 素質, , , ,
Ground a relatively homogeneous percept extending back of the figure on which attention is focused
Synonyms: , , , , 土壌, , , 地面, 大地, 陸上
Ground the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
Synonyms: バック, バッグ, バックグランド, バックグラウンド, , , , 後景, 背後, 背景, 遠景
Topographic Point a point located with respect to surface features of some region
Synonyms: ぽち, ちょぼ, ところ, ところ, スポット, プレース, ポイント, , , , , 地点, , , 場所, , , 箇所
Dry Land the solid part of the earth's surface
Synonyms: アース, ランド, ランド, グランド, グラウンド, , , , , 土地, 土壌, , , 地べた, 地所, 地面, 大地, 陸地
Soil the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock
Synonyms: , , , , 土地, 土壌, 土性, , , 地面, 壌土, 大地, , 紙土

Meanings for each kanji in 地

» ground; earth

Categories 地 is a member of

Physical Object a tangible and visible entity
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Surface the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary
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Trait a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
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Perception the representation of what is perceived
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Aspect the visual percept of a region
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Point the precise location of something
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Ground the loose soft material that makes up a large part of the land surface
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 地

Sample Sentences for 地

We've been through a rough patch, but I hope it will have made us stronger.
Adversity strengthens the foundations.
The mystery contains more dialogue than narrative.
Their shoulders are strong no matter what stance they are in so they can throw back to the pitcher well.

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