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  *地* | 地* | *地
earth / ground / field / place / land / CL:
life (one's time on earth)
heaven and earth / world / scope / field of activity
  *土* | 土* | *土
earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音
the four elements: earth, water, fire, and wind (Buddhism) / the four freedoms: speaking out freely, airing views fully, holding great debates, and writing big-character posters, 大鳴大放|大鸣大放, 大辯論|大辩论, 大字報|大字报 (PRC)
  *培* | 培* | *培
to bank up with earth / to cultivate (lit. or fig.) / to train (people)
  *块* | 块* | *块
lump (of earth) / chunk / piece / classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc / (coll.) classifier for money and currency units
the earth / CL: 個|个
  *壳* | 壳* | *壳
shell / carapace / crust (earth's crust etc) / also pr. [ke2]
atmosphere (surrounding the earth) / imposing / impressive / stylish
  *尘* | 尘* | *尘
dust / dirt / earth
the human world / the earth
  *坤* | 坤* | *坤
one of the Eight Trigrams 八卦, symbolizing earth / female principle // ancient Chinese compass point: 225° (southwest)
earth / mother earth
expert / scholar / mother earth / a type of green tea
to tamp / to ram (earth etc)
what are you doing? / whatever for? / why on earth?
five phases of Chinese philosophy: wood , fire , earth , metal , water
earth (electric connection) / to earth
world / earth
plain / simple / guileless / down-to-earth / sincere and honest
Heaven and earth / Yin and Yang / The Universe
horizon / ends of the earth / remotest places
on earth
  *拱* | 拱* | *拱
to cup one's hands in salute / to surround / to arch / to dig earth with the snout / arched
Vala (Middle-earth)
domain / territory under one's control / foundation of a building / base of operations / crust of earth
earth (wire) / ground
earth / soil / mud / clay
the ends of the earth / separated worlds apart
to split heaven and earth apart (idiom); refers to the Pangu 盤古|盘古 creation myth
the whole earth / the universe
earth science
the earth's core / geocentric
the surface (of the earth)
five constant virtues of Confucianism, namely: benevolence , righteousness 義|义, propriety 禮|礼, wisdom and fidelity / five cardinal relationships of Confucianism (between ruler and subject, father and son, husband and wife, brothers, friends) / five phases of Chinese philosophy: water , fire , wood , metal , earth
  *壤* | 壤* | *壤
soil / earth
lit. heaven's law and earth's principle (idiom); fig. right and proper / right and unalterable / a matter of course
  *祇* | 祇* | *祇
earth-spirit / peace
sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion / everything turned on its head
lit. as different as sky and earth (idiom) / fig. night and day difference / opposite extremes / a world of difference / a far cry from
the Earth's crust
lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom); fig. earth-shattering / omnipresent / of universal importance
sky and the earth turning upside down (idiom); fig. complete confusion / everything turned on its head
heaven on Earth / nickname for the city Suzhou
lit. to rebuke Heaven and Earth (idiom); fig. shaking the whole world / all-powerful
lit. able to support both heaven and earth / of indomitable spirit (idiom)
Temple of Earth (in Beijing)
  *埂* | 埂* | *埂
strip of high ground / low earth dyke separating fields
lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom); fig. earth-shattering / omnipresent / of universal importance
equator (of the earth or astronomical body)
saline and alkaline (earth)
earth's gravity
lit. to go up to heaven or down to Hades (idiom) / fig. to go to great lengths / to search heaven and earth
heaven and earth / yin and yang
to obliterate completely / to vanish from the face of the earth
earth-shattering / breakthrough / remarkable and original work
frozen earth / permafrost / tundra
rare earth element
lit. to topple the mountains and overturn the seas (idiom); earth-shattering / fig. gigantic / of spectacular significance
the sky spins, the earth goes round (idiom); giddy with one's head spinning / fig. huge changes in the world
(coll.) (emphasizing a rhetorical question) what / what kind / why on earth
heaven falls and earth rends (idiom); rocked by a major disaster / fig. violent revolution / major social upheaval
Kṣitigarbha Bodhisattva, the Bodhisattva of the Great Vow (to save all souls before accepting Bodhi) / also translated Earth Treasury, Earth Womb, or Earth Store Bodhisattva
hell on earth (idiom); suffering the torments of Buddhist hell while still alive / fig. having an uncomfortable time
to vanish / to disappear from the face of the earth
the earth quaked, the mountains shook (idiom); a tremendous battle
state / country / the Gods of earth and grain
lit. overturning seas and rivers (idiom) / fig. overwhelming / earth-shattering / in a spectacular mess
earth-moving machine / mechanical digger
ritual kneeling to heaven and earth by bride and groom in a old-fashioned wedding ceremony / same as 拜天地
fearing nothing in Heaven or Earth (idiom) / fearless
scorched earth
  *墒* | 墒* | *墒
plowed earth / soil moisture / furrow
(dialect) clod (of earth)
rare earth element (chemistry)
lit. made by Heaven and arranged by Earth(idiom) / ideal / perfect / (of a match) made in heaven / to be made for one another
  *埵* | 埵* | *埵
solid earth
the mantle of the earth (geology)
the earth's axis
earth orbit
earth dam / dam of earth and rocks (as opposed to waterproof dam of clay or concrete)
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
the earth's ocean / the hydrosphere (geology)
Arirang, famous Korean song of love and tragic separation, based on folk tale from Georyo dynasty / Arirang, series of Korean earth observation space satellites
lit. dark sky and black earth (idiom) / fig. pitch dark / to black out / disorderly / troubled times
core of the earth (geology)
earth's magnetic field
  *衹* | 衹* | *衹
variant of , earth-spirit / peace
the earth's magnetic field
low Earth orbit (LEO)
tectonic movement / movement of earth's crust
Yellow Earth, 1984 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋
the yellow earth (of China)
rammed earth
to shake heaven and earth (idiom)
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
alkaline earth (i.e. beryllium Be 鈹|铍, magnesium Mg 鎂|镁, calcium Ca 鈣|钙, strontium Sr 鍶|锶, barium Ba 鋇|钡 and radium Ra 鐳|镭)
lit. there is no road to the sky, nor door into the earth (idiom) / fig. to be at the end of one's rope / to be trapped in a hopeless situation
  *畚* | 畚* | *畚
a basket or pan used for earth / manure etc

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