TAKOBOTO

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Readings

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Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
Abbreviation
ground, land, earth, soil

the region in question, the local area
skin
texture, fabric, material, weave
base, background
one's true nature
narrative (i.e. descriptive part of a story)
real life, actuality
(in the game of go) captured territory
See also: 地謡
noh chorus

(in Japanese dance) accompaniment music
(in Japanese music) basic phrase (usu. repetitive)
base part (of multiple shamisens)Erde, Erdboden, Land, Grundstück, Grund, Boden, Grundbesitz, Territorium, Grundlage, Voraussetzung, Stoff, Gewebe, Grundierung, Farbgrund, angeborener Charakter, Wohnort, Ort, an dem man lebt
Kanji
ON: チ, ジ
ground, earth

Example sentences
彼女のドレスは青い地に白の水玉模様がある。Parts: 彼女 (かのじょ), ドレス, 青い (あおい), (じ), (しろ), 水玉模様 (みずたまもよう), 有る (ある)Her dress has white spots on a blue background.
Her dress is blue with white polka dots.

雨降って地固まる。Parts: (あめ), 降る (ふる), (じ), 固まる (かたまる)Дождь проходит, и земля еще больше твердеет.
Adversity strengthens the foundations.
После ссоры дружба становится еще крепче.

どっちが最終的な安息の地となるんだろう。Parts: 何方 (どちら), 最終的 (さいしゅうてき), 安息 (あんそく), (ち), となる, だろう (だろ)Which one will be our final resting place?

これらの国々はヨーロッパ文明発祥の地である。Parts: 此れ等 (これら), 国々 (くにぐに), 欧羅巴 (ヨーロッパ), 文明 (ぶんめい), 発祥 (はっしょう), (ち), であるEuropean civilization had its birth in these lands.

この種の洋服地は持ちがよくないだろう。Parts: この種 (このしゅ), 洋服 (ようふく), (じ), 持ち (もち), 良い (よい), だろう (だろ)The suit materials of this sort will not stand up well.

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