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  *䗪* | 䗪* | *䗪
Chinese ground beetle (Eupolyphaga sinensis)
  *地* | 地* | *地
earth / ground / field / place / land / CL:
  *登* | 登* | *登
to scale (a height) / to ascend / to mount / to publish or record / to enter (e.g. in a register) / to press down with the foot / to step or tread on / to put on (shoes or trousers) (dialect) / to be gathered and taken to the threshing ground (old)
window / opening providing restricted access (e.g. customer service window) / computer operating system window / fig. medium / intermediary / showpiece / testing ground
  *跑* | 跑* | *跑
(of an animal) to paw (the ground)
to break new ground (for agriculture) / to open up (a new seam) / to develop (border regions) / fig. to open up (new horizons)
reason / grounds / justification / CL: 個|个
to fall to the ground / to be set on the ground / to reach to the ground / to be born / (of a plane) to land
floor / ground / surface
stadium / sports ground / court / pitch / field / golf course / CL: 個|个, 處|处
home ground (sports) / home field / main venue / main stadium
ground or first floor / bottom (of a pile) / lowest rung (of society)
  *蓉* | 蓉* | *蓉
see 芙蓉, lotus / food that has been minced, shredded, or ground into a paste, suitable for stuffing or making a sauce
according to this / on the ground of the above / (formally introduces reported speech in writing)
Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou) / Sun Yat-sen University (Kaohsiung) / Sun Yat-sen University (Moscow), founded in 1925 as training ground for Chinese communists
to raise one's head / to gain ground / account name, or space for writing the name on checks, bills etc
to seize (the strategic high ground)
playground / sports field / drill ground / CL: 個|个
(of an airplane etc) to fall to the ground and crash
to have one's feet firmly planted on the ground (idiom); realistic without flights of fancy / steady and serious character
to work high above the ground
to dig up / to appear in an excavation / unearthed / to come up out of the ground
on the ground / on the floor
earth (wire) / ground
to fall down / to slip and fall / to throw sb to the ground
street stall with goods laid out on the ground
ground meat / mincemeat
common ground
to kowtow (traditional greeting, esp. to a superior, involving kneeling and pressing one's forehead to the ground)
to live high and look down (idiom) / to overlook / to tower above / to occupy the high ground / fig. arrogance based on one's social position
built above the ground (on stilts) / fig. unfounded / impractical (cf castles in the air) / fig. a mere figurehead
  *稽* | 稽* | *稽
to bow to the ground
first floor / ground floor
to stay for a time / to stop over / to lodge / to sink down (into soft ground) / leftovers
fishing ground
zha jiang mian: ground pork simmered with salty fermented soybean paste (or other sauce) over thick wheat noodles
lot / section of land / ground
grounds (for an argument) / contention / thesis
lit. to set up a stall on the ground / fig. to start up a new business
to level the land / level ground / plain
enclosure / pig pen / hunting ground exclusively kept for emperor or nobility (in former times)
depression / low-lying ground
proper reason / reasonable grounds
ground pepper (i.e. powder)
to counterattack / to come back after a defeat / to retrieve lost ground
to start sth new or original (idiom); to break a new path / to break fresh ground
freshly ground
to break ground / to start digging / to plough / to break through the ground (of seedling) / fig. the start of a building project
layer of soil / ground level
  *埂* | 埂* | *埂
strip of high ground / low earth dyke separating fields
to break ground (prior to building sth) / to start building
ground beetle / (coll.) professional or entrepreneur who, unlike a 海歸|海归, has never studied overseas / (dialect) country bumpkin
yardstick / fig. criterion / ground rule
ground service (airport)
execution ground / gallows / scaffold
military drill ground / same as 校場|校场
aircraft parking ground / apron / tarmac (at airport)
to fall to the ground
to level (ground) / to make level
military drill ground
cold weather, frozen ground (idiom); bitterly cold
to pick up (from the ground with one's hands)
to stand firm / to stand one's ground (in the face of adversity or pain)
to produce clouds with one turn of the hand and rain with another (idiom); fig. to shift one's ground / tricky and inconstant / to make love
to contend on strong grounds / to argue strongly for what is right
driving range (golf) / practice court / practice ground
ground attack aircraft
lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom) / fig. to confine oneself to a restricted range of activities
  *夼* | 夼* | *夼
low ground / hollow / depression (used in Shandong place names)
to seek common ground, putting differences aside (idiom)
to level / to raze to the ground
(airport) ground crew
ground meat / mincemeat
to lie down / to drop to the ground
to sit on the ground or the floor (idiom)
evidence (that one can rely on) / grounds (for believing sth)
race course / race ground / race track
hotbed / breeding ground / fig. breeding ground for crimes or sedition
to kowtow (traditional greeting, esp. to a superior, involving kneeling and pressing one's forehead to the ground) / also written 磕頭|磕头
ground plane (in perspective drawing)
to flatten / to level / to raze to the ground
Yasukuni Shrine, Shinto shrine in Tokyo to Japanese war dead, controversial as burial ground of several Class A war criminals
ground troops
douzhi, fermented drink made from ground mung beans / soy milk
to recover some lost ground (in a competition)
to bump one's head / to kowtow with head-banging on the ground
to stand one's ground against the opinion of the masses (idiom)
execution ground
abbr. for 搭鐵接線|搭铁接线 / chassis grounding (i.e. using the chassis as ground, to serve as a return path for current in an electric circuit)
cape gooseberry / Peruvian ground-cherry / Physalis peruviana
ground control (of airborne or space operation)
towering buildings are built up from the ground (idiom) / great oaks from little acorns grow
writing on the ground with a large brush dipped in water
Chinese lantern plant / winter cherry / strawberry ground-cherry / Physalis alkekengi
to level / to raze to the ground
ground floor / first floor
feet not touching the ground (idiom) / to run like the wind
Chinese lantern plant / winter cherry / strawberry ground-cherry / Physalis alkekengi
ground-to-air missile
ground zero

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