1. I
  1. 1 〔地面〕(the) ground; 〔土地〕land; 〔土〕earth, soil
    • 地を掘る
    • dig in the ground
  1. 2 〔その土地〕
    • 地の人
    • the people of the place
  1. 3 〔囲碁で,囲んだ部分〕captured territory
  1. 4 〔肌〕
    • 肌の地が粗い
    • have (a) rough skin
  1. 5 〔織地〕(a) texture, (a) weave; 〔生地〕material
    • 地がよい
    • of fine texture [weave]
    • 地の荒い布
    • coarsely woven cloth/cloth of loose texture
  1. 6 〔素地〕a ground; 〔画面・旗・貨幣の〕a field
    • 黒地に白の柄
    • a white pattern [design] on a black ground
  1. 7 〔地の文〕a descriptive [narrative] part; 〔能で〕a choric part
  1. II
  1. 1 〔実地〕
    • 彼はハムレットを地でゆく気だ
    • He 「is trying to imitate Hamlet [wants to be a Hamlet] in real life.
  1. 2 〔本性〕(one's true) nature [character]
    • 地が出る[地を出す]
    • reveal [show/disclose] one's true character/betray oneself
  1. 1 〔大地,地面〕the earth, the ground; 〔陸地〕land; 〔土壌〕soil; 〔領地〕(a) territory
    • 地の果て
    • the end(s) of the earth
    • 天と地
    • heaven and earth
    • 1940年に初めて日本の地を踏んだ
    • He first set foot on Japanese soil in 1940.
  1. 2 〔場所〕a place
    • 御地
    • your place
    • 当地
    • this place/here
    • 安住の地を求めてさまよった
    • He wandered about looking for a place where he could live in peace.
  1. 地に足が着いた
    • もっと地に足が着いた計画が必要だ
    • We need more practical [realistic] plans.
    • 君の考えは地に足が着いていない
    • Your ideas are not realistic.
  1. 地に落ちる
    • 彼の名声は地に落ちた
    • His reputation is completely ruined.
  1. 地にまみれる
    • 一敗地にまみれた
    • They suffered a crushing defeat.
  1. 地を払う
    • 希望は地を払い絶望が人々を捕らえた
    • Hope was completely gone, and the people were seized, with despair.