TAKOBOTO

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地下
Readings
ちか
chika
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
basement, cellar, underground placesous-sol, souterrain

Prefix
underground, below groundclandestin

secret, under cover
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Colloquialism
Abbreviation
underground (railway), subway, metroподзе́мный, подпо́льныйUntergrund, Erde, Erdboden, Grab

Kanji
ON: チ, ジ
ground, earth

ON: カ, ゲKUN: した, お.ろす, くだ.さる, -くだ.す, くだ.す, くだ.り, くだ.る, さ.がる, さ.げる, もと, しも, お.りる
below, down, descend, give, low, inferior

Example sentences
彼は地下活動の疑いをかけられた。Parts: (かれ), 地下 (ちか), 活動 (かつどう), 疑いをかけられる (うたがいをかけられる)He was suspected of underground action.

核開発の疑いがもたれる地下核施設への立ち入り。Parts: 核開発 (かくかいはつ), 疑い (うたがい), 持つ (もつ), 地下 (ちか), 核施設 (かくしせつ), 立ち入り (たちいり)Access to a suspected underground nuclear facility.

そして汚水を流すために地下に下水道を持っていた。Parts: 而して (そして), 汚水 (おすい), 流す (ながす), 為に (ために), 地下 (ちか), 下水道 (げすいどう), 持つ (もつ)Et dispose de tuyaux dans le sol pour éliminer l'eau souillée.
And had pipes under the ground to carry dirty water away.

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