Memory phrase (Mnemonic) for: 地


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Meaning

ground, land

Pronunciation

CHI, JI

Explanation

Left: earth , right: a placeholder for a change (image of a snake that molts [=shedding the skin])

Mnemonic

The earth in a different shape becomes ground and land.

Radicals

earth(ground, soil)
"in different shape"(Shows a coiled creature, like a snake shedding its skin. It is used with the meaning: "in different shape")
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Vocabulary

窮地 きゅうち dilemma, predicament
地獄耳 じごくみみ sharp ear, long ears​
借地 しゃくち leased land
墓地 ぼち cemetery, graveyard
地震 じしん earthquake
地図 ちず map
緑地 りょくち green tract of land
地下鉄 ちかてつ underground train, subway
地平線 ちへいせん horizon (on land)

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