土曜日

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Chinese[edit]

planet Saturn; Saturday
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(土曜日)
土曜

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Noun[edit]

土曜日

  1. (Classical Chinese) Saturday

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
ひ > び
Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

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Etymology[edit]

/doeubi/ > /dojoːbi/

Compound of 土曜 (doyō, Saturn (the planet), in reference also to the day for that planet, as originally imported from Chinese astrology in the Heian period) +‎ (hi, day).[1][2][3]

The compound form suffixed with (hi, day) appears in common use from the Meiji period with the promulgation of the Gregorian calendar. See also Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Names of the days of the week#East Asian tradition on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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Noun[edit]

土曜日 (hiragana どようび, rōmaji doyōbi, historical hiragana どえうび)

  1. Saturday

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

土曜日 (toyoil) (hangeul 토요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 토요일, “Saturday”.