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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 earth / CL: 個|个
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
earth / mother earth
  *尘* | 尘* | *尘
dust / dirt / earth
  *壳* | 壳* | *壳
shell / carapace / crust (earth's crust etc) / also pr. [ke2]
atmosphere (surrounding the earth) / imposing / impressive / stylish
in touch with the common people / down-to-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)
the earth's core / geocentric
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
yin and yang / heaven and earth / the universe
the whole earth / 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
earth science
lit. hiding the sky and covering the earth (idiom); fig. earth-shattering / omnipresent / of universal importance
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
heaven on Earth / nickname for the city Suzhou
  *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
  *埂* | 埂* | *埂
strip of high ground / low earth dyke separating fields
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
state / country / the Gods of earth and grain
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
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)
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
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
lit. to upend heaven and earth (idiom) / fig. to change the course of events / to turn things around
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
lit. overturning seas and rivers (idiom) / fig. overwhelming / earth-shattering / in a spectacular mess
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
earth-moving machine / mechanical digger
  *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
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
to shake heaven and earth (idiom)
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
earth dam / dam of earth and rocks (as opposed to waterproof dam of clay or concrete)
rammed earth
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
(Tw) (coll.) earthquake (According to a folk tale, earthquakes are caused by the occasional movements of an ox that lives under the earth.)
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

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