1. noun soil / ground / land
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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 , 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: Literary Chinese 文言文
    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: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    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).
  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. foreign di
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used for the sound in mantras and Sanskrit names
  10. noun a territory / a region
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: As in 陆地 (FE '地' 3; CED '地' 2)
  11. noun used after a distance measure
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: To indicate that the measure is for travel distance (CED '地' 13)

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