Meaning of 地

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Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (earth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ ] soil, earth; items made of earth
    • [ ] also, too
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  • Pinyin: de

    English Definition: -ly; structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: earth; ground; field; place; land; Classifiers:
    Example Words:
    地方 [ fāng ]: region; regional (away from the central administration); local
    地方 [ fang ]: area; place; space; room; territory; Classifiers:
    地图 [ ]: map; Classifiers:
    地铁 [ tiě ]: subway; metro
    地球 [ qiú ]: the earth; Classifiers:
    More: 地* | *地 | *地*
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