de = d + e5
-ly / structural particle: used before a verb or adjective, linking it to preceding modifying adverbial adjunct
earth / ground / field / place / land / CL:片[pian4]

= + : Dorothy Gale finds the excavator in the space station's bathroom to be covered in clay. She wants to know what happened, but the excavator just shrugs.

地 character breakdown

surname Ye
also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation

= + + : Mnemonic symbol: the excavator (as in a person with this job), because a plow and a shovel are both tools for moving earth, and a dinosaur bone is what excavators are digging for.

Maud Younger (y) is helping an excavator (也) in the elevator (e3). Together they are excavating a dinosaur bone (丨): Maud turns the earth with a plow (㇆), while the excavator moves the earth with a shovel (乚).
Tu (ethnic group) / surname Tu
earth / dust / clay / local / indigenous / crude opium / unsophisticated / one of the eight categories of ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1]

= + : Tommy Turtle (tu) wants to fix a cross (十) on a flute (一) in the space station's living room (Ø3). He uses dust and clay (土) to hold them together.
(adverb) also; both ... and ... (before predicates only) / (literary) particle having functions similar to 啊[a5]

Characters with 地 as component

(Cant.) plural for pronouns

Words with 地

(acknowledged) place / a role to play / niche
lit. defeated, the ground blanketed with bodies (idiom) / fig. to suffer a crushing defeat
Santimen township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
Santimen township in Pingtung County 屏東縣|屏东县[Ping2 dong1 Xian4], Taiwan
lit. to go up to heaven or down to Hades (idiom) / fig. to go to great lengths / to search heaven and earth
lit. there is no road to the sky, nor door into the earth (idiom) / fig. to be at the end of one's rope / to be trapped in a hopeless situation
Shangrao prefecture in Jiangxi
a piece of land of 1.3 mu 畝|亩[mu3] / (fig.) one's turf

Sentences with 地

shǎng shàng
de dì
I can fly up to Heaven and burrow into the deepest ground.