日記

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

日記 (hiragana にっき, romaji nikki)

  1. a record of events and facts
  2. a record of daily events or thoughts; a diary or journal[1]

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Originally, there was no means to write the geminate consonant, so it was left out. Pronunciation was likely [nikki] rather than [niki].[2]

Noun[edit]

日記 (hiragana にき, romaji niki)

  1. a record of events and facts
  2. a record of daily events or thoughts; a diary or journal

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.
  2. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, ISBN 4000801112

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 日记
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin rìjì
Zhuyin ㄖㄧˋ ㄐㄧˋ
IPA (key) /ʐʐ̩⁵¹⁻⁵³ t͡ɕi⁵¹/

Noun[edit]

日記 (traditional, Pinyin rìjì, measure word /, simplified 日记)

  1. diary

Vietnamese[edit]

Noun[edit]

日記 (Sino-Vietnamese characters; quốc ngữ: nhật ký)

  1. diary
  2. journal