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Kanji Information Sheet for 地  ( PDF version of this Kanji PDF version )

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Bushu (Radical) Info: 土 (つち) – earth
Henshall Mnemonic: land with odd twisting creatures on ground
Levels: JLPT N4 | JLPT 3 (old) | Grade 2
Frequency: #40 of the 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Common Words and/or Phrases Using this Kanji:

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JLPT N5 Words

JLPT N4 Words

JLPT N3 Words

  •   [きじ]
    (n) (1) cloth; material; texture; (2) ones true character; (3) unglazed pottery   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ち]
    (n,n-suf) earth   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちい]
    (n) (social) position; status   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちいき]
    (n) area; region   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちか]
    (n) basement; underground   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちきゅう]
    (adj-no,n) the earth   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちく]
    (n) district; section; sector   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちへいせん]
    (n) horizon   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [ちほう]
    (n) area; locality; district; region; the coast   [K] [D] [Jisho]
  •   [とち]
    (n) plot of land; lot; soil   [K] [D] [Jisho]

JLPT N2 Words

JLPT N1 Words

    Other Popular Words Not Classified by JLPT

    •   [いくじ]
      (n) self-respect; self-confidence; guts; backbone   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [おうち]
      (n) interior; backwoods; hinterland; back regions   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [かんしょうちたい]
      buffer zone   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きゅうち]
      (n) dilemma; predicament   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [いごこち]
      (n) comfort   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きょうち]
      (n) one's lot; circumstance; situation in life   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [きょくち]
      (n) municipal; limited area; locality   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [あきち]
      (n) vacant land   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [あきち]
      (n) vacant land   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [げんさんち]
      (n) place of origin; home; habitat   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こうらくち]
      (n) tourist resort; holiday resort   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こうち]
      (n) high ground; plateau; heights   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [こくどちりいん]
      Geographical Survey Institute   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [さんち]
      (n) mountainous district   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しがいち]
      (n) town areas   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    • 湿   [しっち]
      (n) swampy (damp) land   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [じっち]
      (n) practice; the actual site   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しゃくち]
      (n) leased land   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [すみごこち]
      (n) comfort (in living place)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [じゅうたくち]
      (n) housing district; residential district   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [しょざいち]
      (n) location   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [ぬまち]
      (n) marsh land   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [じんち]
      (n) (military) encampment; position   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [せいそくち]
      (n) habitat; home (e.g. of the tiger)   [K] [D] [Jisho]
    •   [せいち]
      (n) sacred place; holy ground; the Holy Land   [K] [D] [Jisho]
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    The sofware used to generate this kanji information uses the EDICT and KANJIDIC files. These files are the property of the Electronic Dictionary Research and Development Group at Monash University and are used in conformance with the Group's license.

    NOTE: I converted the sources just mentioned years ago and have never really updated so there may be some missing or incorrect information that has been addressed in the original sources but not here.

    The first Stroke Order image used on this page is courtesy of Ulrich Apel's excellent open source KanjiVG project. The second image is from the folks at the excellent Jisho Japanese-English dictionary site and it too is based on KanjiVG.

    Classifying the kanji and popular vocabulary by the new JLPT levels was done by consulting Jonathan Waller‘s JLPT Resources page, renshuu, Wictionary, and Nihongo Ichiban.

    The Henshall Mnemonics are the copyright of Tuttle Publishing and are the result of the hard work by Professor Henshall. See the list I used here.

    If you are curious about the lexicography shown in the word definitions, visit the WWWJDIC abbreviations and codes guide and the JMdict/Edict Lexicographical details page.