明日

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

明日

  1. (literary) tomorrow

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with 明白.

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1

Noun[edit]

明日 (hiragana あした, romaji ashita) (colloquial)
明日 (hiragana あす, romaji asu) (polite)
明日 (hiragana みょうにち, romaji myōnichi) (formal)

  1. tomorrow

Usage notes[edit]

Note that the pronunciation differs depending on register, which also happens for the antonym “yesterday” and the coordinate term “today”. Corresponding in formality to ashita/asu/myōnichi “tomorrow” are kinō/kiso (rare)/sakujitsu “yesterday” and kyō/konnichi/honjitsu “today”.

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Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

明日 (myeong-il) (hangeul 명일)

  1. Hanja form? of 명일, “the next day”.