kanji for earth

meaning of kanji

  • Earth
  • the globe
hiragana
ちきゅう

drawing of kanji

地球

reading of kanji

tiki xyu u

definition

Noun

  1. globe, earth, world
    • 太陽から3番目の惑星
    • (the 3rd planet from the sun)
      • the Earth moves around the sun 地球は太陽の周りを回っている
      • he sailed around the world 彼は世界中を航海した
  2. earth
    • かつて、宇宙を構成する4つの要素の1つであると考えられていた(エムペドクレス)
    • (once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles))

meaning of kanji

  • earth
  • ground
  • land
  • soil
  • place
  • territory
  • bottom (of a package, book, etc.)
  • earth (one of the five elements)
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ti

meaning of kanji

  • above ground
  • surface
  • overground
  • earth
  • world
hiragana
ちじょう

drawing of kanji

地上

reading of kanji

ti zi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • earthquake
hiragana
じしん

drawing of kanji

地震

reading of kanji

zi sin

meaning of kanji

  • (what) the heck
  • (why) in the world
  • (who) on earth
  • one object
  • one body
  • unity
  • one form
  • one style
  • one Buddhist image (or carving, etc.)
  • generally
  • in general
hiragana
いったい

drawing of kanji

一体

reading of kanji

ittai

meaning of kanji

  • earth
  • soil
  • dirt
  • clay
  • mud
  • the earth (historically, esp. as opposed to the heavens)
  • the ground
  • the land
  • low-quality torinoko-gami (containing mud)
  • (period of) refraining from construction in the direction of the god of the earth (in Onmyōdō)
hiragana
つち

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

tuti

meaning of kanji

  • country
  • state
  • region
  • national government
  • central government
  • home (i.e. hometown, home country)
  • province (of Japan)
  • land
  • earth
hiragana
くに

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kuni

meaning of kanji

  • star (usu. not including the Sun)
  • planet (usu. not including Earth)
  • heavenly body
  • star (glyph, symbol, shape)
  • star (actor, player, etc.)
  • small dot
  • spot
  • fleck
  • star point (in go)
  • hoshi
  • intersection marked with a dot
  • perp
  • perpetrator
  • mark
  • offender
  • suspect
  • bullseye
  • one’s star (that determines one’s fate)
  • one’s fortune
  • point
  • score
hiragana
ほし

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

hosi

meaning of kanji

  • hypocentre (of an earthquake)
  • hypocenter
hiragana
しんげん

drawing of kanji

震源

reading of kanji

sin ge n

meaning of kanji

  • ground
  • earth
  • the solid earth
  • the (vast) land
hiragana
だいち

drawing of kanji

大地

reading of kanji

daiti

meaning of kanji

  • ground
  • earth’s surface
hiragana
じめん

drawing of kanji

地面

reading of kanji

zime n

meaning of kanji

  • sediment
  • earth and sand
hiragana
どしゃ

drawing of kanji

土砂

reading of kanji

do si xya

meaning of kanji

  • straw-rope pattern pressed into earthenware
  • Jōmon period (ca. 10000-300 BCE)
hiragana
じょうもん

drawing of kanji

縄文

reading of kanji

zi xyo umo n

meaning of kanji

  • earthenware
  • unglazed (bisque-fired) earthenware
hiragana
どき

drawing of kanji

土器

reading of kanji

doki

meaning of kanji

  • earth and stones
hiragana
どせき

drawing of kanji

土石

reading of kanji

do seki

meaning of kanji

  • on Earth
hiragana
ちきゅうじょう

drawing of kanji

地球上

reading of kanji

tiki xyu uzi xyo u

meaning of kanji

  • surface of the earth
  • ground surface
hiragana
ちひょう

drawing of kanji

地表

reading of kanji

ti hyou

meaning of kanji

  • great earthquake (disaster)
  • Great Kanto earthquake of 1923
hiragana
だいしんさい

drawing of kanji

大震災

reading of kanji

dai sin sai

meaning of kanji

  • alley
  • alleyway
  • lane
  • bare earth (i.e. ground not covered by a roof)
  • open field
  • outdoors (non-greenhouse cultivation of crops)
  • teahouse garden
  • path through a gate (or through a garden, etc.)
hiragana
ろじ

drawing of kanji

路地

reading of kanji

ro zi

meaning of kanji

  • porcelain (esp. soft-paste porcelain)
  • china
  • chinaware
  • earthenware
  • pottery
  • ceramics
  • crockery
hiragana
とうき

drawing of kanji

陶器

reading of kanji

to uki

meaning of kanji

  • diastrophism
  • movement and deformation of the earth’s crust
  • upheaval (e.g. in politics)
  • seismic shift
  • earthshaking changes
hiragana
ちかくへんどう

drawing of kanji

地殻変動

reading of kanji

tikaku hen dou

meaning of kanji

  • heaven and earth
  • the universe
  • nature
  • top and bottom
  • realm
  • sphere
  • world
  • top and bottom
  • gods of heaven and earth
hiragana
てんち

drawing of kanji

天地

reading of kanji

ten ti

meaning of kanji

  • slight earthquake
hiragana
びしん

drawing of kanji

微震

reading of kanji

bi sin

meaning of kanji

  • red earth (i.e. containing cinnabar or minium)
  • vermilion
hiragana

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

ni

meaning of kanji

  • weak earthquake
hiragana
けいしん

drawing of kanji

軽震

reading of kanji

kei sin

meaning of kanji

  • mild earthquake
hiragana
じゃくしん

drawing of kanji

弱震

reading of kanji

zya kusi n

meaning of kanji

  • earthenware
  • pottery
  • porcelain
  • china
  • yakimono
  • flame-broiled food (esp. fish)
  • tempered blade
hiragana
やきもの

drawing of kanji

焼き物

reading of kanji

yaki mono

meaning of kanji

  • earthquake disaster
  • Great Kanto Earthquake (1923)
hiragana
しんさい

drawing of kanji

震災

reading of kanji

sin sai

meaning of kanji

  • resistant to earthquakes
hiragana
たいしん

drawing of kanji

耐震

reading of kanji

tai sin

meaning of kanji

  • in the first place
  • to begin with
  • from the start
  • originally
  • ab initio
  • after all
  • anyway
  • actually
  • well, …
  • … on earth (e.g. “what on earth?”)
  • … in the world (e.g. “why in the world?”)
  • beginning
  • start
hiragana
そもそも

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

somosomo

meaning of kanji

  • ridge (in field)
  • row of raised earth when planting crops
  • rib (cloth, mountains, sea)
  • cord (e.g. corduroy)
hiragana
うね

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

u ne

meaning of kanji

  • (in the) earth
  • underground
hiragana
どちゅう

drawing of kanji

土中

reading of kanji

do tyuu

meaning of kanji

  • management
  • administration
  • cutting up and serving food
  • cut and fill (e.g. earthwork)
hiragana
きりもり

drawing of kanji

切り盛り

reading of kanji

kiri mori

meaning of kanji

  • scorched earth
hiragana
しょうど

drawing of kanji

焦土

reading of kanji

syo udo

meaning of kanji

  • perceptible earthquake
hiragana
ゆうかんじしん

drawing of kanji

有感地震

reading of kanji

yuu kanzi sin

meaning of kanji

  • moderate earthquake
hiragana
ちゅうしん

drawing of kanji

中震

reading of kanji

tyuu sin

meaning of kanji

  • great evil
  • scum of the earth
  • monster
  • fiend
hiragana
きょあく

drawing of kanji

巨悪

reading of kanji

ki xyo aku

meaning of kanji

  • polar regions
  • the pole
  • farthest land
  • ends of the earth
hiragana
きょくち

drawing of kanji

極地

reading of kanji

ki xyo kuti

meaning of kanji

  • earth sciences (geology, mineralogy, petrology, geophysics, geochemistry, seismology, etc.)
hiragana
ちがく

drawing of kanji

地学

reading of kanji

ti gaku

meaning of kanji

  • immortal mountain wizard (in Taoism)
  • mountain man (esp. a hermit)
  • one not bound by earthly desires or the thoughts of normal men
hiragana
せんにん

drawing of kanji

仙人

reading of kanji

sen ni n

meaning of kanji

  • depths of the earth
hiragana
ちてい

drawing of kanji

地底

reading of kanji

ti tei

meaning of kanji

  • texture
  • grain
  • one’s skin (lacking makeup, etc.)
  • natural skin
  • bare skin
  • scalp
  • surface of the earth
  • bare ground
  • surface of a sword blade
hiragana
じはだ

drawing of kanji

地肌

reading of kanji

zi hada

meaning of kanji

  • earthen (clay) figure
hiragana
どぐう

drawing of kanji

土偶

reading of kanji

do guu

meaning of kanji

  • disastrous earthquake
hiragana
れっしん

drawing of kanji

烈震

reading of kanji

re ssi n

meaning of kanji

  • severe earthquake
hiragana
きょうしん

drawing of kanji

強震

reading of kanji

kyou sin

meaning of kanji

  • ridge of earth between rice fields
  • ridge between grooves in threshold or lintel
  • footpath between rice fields
  • causeway
hiragana
あぜ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

aze

meaning of kanji

  • subterranean rumbling
  • earth tremor
hiragana
じひびき

drawing of kanji

地響き

reading of kanji

zi hibiki

meaning of kanji

  • ideal land
  • earthly paradise
  • Utopia
  • Arcadia
hiragana
りそうきょう

drawing of kanji

理想郷

reading of kanji

ri sou kyou

meaning of kanji

  • earthenware pot
hiragana
かめ

drawing of kanji

reading of kanji

kame

meaning of kanji

  • vertical motion (in earthquakes)
hiragana
じょうげどう

drawing of kanji

上下動

reading of kanji

zi xyo u ge dou

meaning of kanji

  • clay
  • earthen
hiragana
どせい

drawing of kanji

土製

reading of kanji

do sei

meaning of kanji

  • mud wall
  • earthen wall
  • plaster wall
hiragana
どべい

drawing of kanji

土塀

reading of kanji

do be i

meaning of kanji

  • the world
  • the earth
  • this world (as opposed to heaven)
hiragana
げかい

drawing of kanji

下界

reading of kanji

ge kai

meaning of kanji

  • earthenware pot
hiragana
どなべ

drawing of kanji

土鍋

reading of kanji

dona be

meaning of kanji

  • being liberated from earthly desires and the woes of man
  • (reaching) nirvana
  • moksha
  • mukti
hiragana
げだつ

drawing of kanji

解脱

reading of kanji

ge datu

meaning of kanji

  • hell on earth
  • living hell
hiragana
いきじごく

drawing of kanji

生き地獄

reading of kanji

i kizi goku

meaning of kanji

  • semicircle
  • hemicycle
  • half globe
  • to go halfway round (e.g. the earth)
hiragana
はんしゅう

drawing of kanji

半周

reading of kanji

han syuu
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