日日

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See also: 日々

Chinese[edit]

 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(日日)

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日日

  1. (literary, formal or dialectal) daily; every day; day by day

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
ひ > び
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Reduplication of (hi, sun; day). The hi changes to bi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

This is generally the most common reading for this kanji compound.

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Adverb[edit]

日日(ひび) (hibi

  1. day by day
    日日(ひび)(あつ)くなるね。
    Hibi atsuku naru ne.
    It's getting hotter day by day, isn't it.
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日日(ひび) (hibi

  1. every day, daily
    日日(ひび)御飯(ごはん)
    hibi no gohan
    one's daily meals
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
にち
Grade: 1
にち
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Reduplication of (nichi, sun; day), using the on'yomi pronunciation.

This is a less-common reading for this kanji compound.

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日日(にちにち) (nichinichi

  1. day by day
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日日(にちにち) (nichinichi

  1. every day, daily
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Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
にち
Grade: 1
yutōyomi

Compound of (hi, sun; day, using the native Japanese reading) +‎ (nichi, sun; day, using the Chinese-derived reading).

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Noun[edit]

日日(ひにち) (hinichi

  1. a specific date
    日日(ひにち)()める
    hinichi o kimeru
    to set a date
  2. days
    骨折(こっせつ)(なお)るまでどのくらい日日(ひにち)()かったの?
    Kossetsu ga naoru made dono kurai hinichi ga kakatta no?
    How many days did it take for your broken bone to heal?
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Often spelled 日にち to avoid ambiguity.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN