土曜日

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Chinese[edit]

planet Saturn
 
day; sun; date
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
trad. (土曜日) 土曜
simp. #(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
on’yomi kun’yomi

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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 hi changes to bi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(よう)() (doyōbiどえうび (doeubi)?

  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. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

土曜日 (toyoil) (hangeul 토요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 토요일 (Saturday).