noun

  1. stratum, geological formation, layer, bed (coal, gravel, etc.).

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
地層 ちそう

Contained Kanji Breakdown

ground, earth
チ ジ どま (2nd, N4)
soil, earth, ground
ド つち は (1st, N5)
to be (classical)
ヤ なり エ (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
to squint, what? huh? (Cant.)
バ メ やぶにらみ
number one, line, rod radical (no. 2)
コン シ ジョ
stratum, social class, layer
ソウ (6th, N2)
corpse, remains, flag radical (no. 44)
シ かたしろ (Kentei 1)
formerly, once, before
ソ ソウ かつ (11th)
to divide
rice field, rice paddy
た デン たん (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)