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Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 地下 (chika)

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 地下 (chika)

Kana: ちか
Kanji: 地下
Romaji: chika

Type: Noun, のadjective
Meaning: basement, cellar, underground place, underground, below ground, secret, under cover, underground (railway), subway, metro
JLPT level: N3
Similar word:
– 地下室 (chikashitsu): cellar, basement

Example sentences:

たいていの日は地下から国会議事堂に入ります。
taitei no hi wa chika kara kokkai gijidou ni hairimasu.
On most days, I enter the Capitol through the basement.

多くのチュニジア人と同様、彼は家族を養うために地下経済で必死に働いていた。
ooku no chunijiajin to douyou, kare wa kazoku o yashinau tame ni chika keizai de hisshi ni hataraite ita.
Like so many others in Tunisia, he was part of the underground economy and struggled to make enough money to provide for his family.

Learn JLPT N3 Vocabulary: 地下 (chika)

自宅の地下室は、外から来た者にとってはごくふつうの場所に見える。
jitaku no chikashitsu wa, soto kara kita mono ni totte wa goku futsuu no basho ni mieru.
My home’s basement, to those who enter from the outside, appears quite normal.

地下にある場所を探せばいいのはまちがいない。
chika ni aru basho o sagaseba ii no wa machigai nai.
We’re obviously looking for an underground location.

Meaning in other languages:

Chinese: 地下 (dìxià)
Korean: 지하 (jiha)

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