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Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 地上 (chijou)

Learn JLPT N2 Vocabulary: 地上 (chijou)

Kana: ちじょう
Kanji: 地上
Romaji: chijou

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: above ground, surface, earth, world
JLPT level: N2

Example sentences:

我々の評価と品性は、我々がこの地上から旅立ったあとに残る唯一のものです。
wareware no hyouka to hinsei wa, wareware ga kono chijou kara tabidatta ato ni nokoru yuiitsu no mono desu.
Our reputations, our character, are the only things we leave behind when we depart this earth.

我々はさらなる戦争を望んでいるわけではありません。我々は地上部隊を投入したくはありません。
wareware wa saranaru sensou o nozonde iru wake de wa arimasen. wareware wa chijou butai o tounyuu shitaku wa arimasen.
We don’t want another war. We don’t want to put troops on the ground.

地上 (chijou)

彼らには、地上部隊がいまや空軍の適切な支援に大幅に依存していることが認識できなかった。
karera ni wa, chijou butai ga imaya kuugun no tekisetsu na shien ni oohaba ni izon shite iru koto ga ninshiki dekinakatta.
They were far from realizing the extent to which the effectiveness of ground forces was now dependent on adequate air cover.

もう一方の「ムチ」の戦略では、仮想帝国を地上戦を主体として紛争に釘付けにして、陸軍の兵力や戦車で軍事予算を吸い上げ、海軍に投入できる予算をほとんど残させない。
mou ippou no muchi no senryaku de wa, kasou teikoku o chijousen o shutai toshite funsou ni kugizuke ni shite, rikugun no heiryoku ya sensha de gunji yosan o suiage, kaigun ni tounyuu dekiru yosan o hotondo nokosasenai.
The other strategy, “the stick,” is to tie down potential enemies in land-based confrontations so that they are forced to exhaust their military dollars on troops and tanks, with little left over for navies.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 地上 (dìshàng)
Korean: 지상 (jisang)

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