日記

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Chinese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

日記 (classifier /)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) diary

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (日記):


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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

日記 (ilgi) (hangeul 일기)

  1. Hanja form? of 일기, “diary; journal”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

日記

  1. Hán tự form of nhật ký, "diary; journal"