日曜日

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Chinese[edit]

 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
dazzle; glorious
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(日曜日)

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日曜日

  1. (classical, archaic) Sunday

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
にち
Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
ひ > び
Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of 日曜 (Nichiyō, Sunday) +‎ (hi, day). The hi changes to bi due to rendaku (連濁).

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Noun[edit]

日曜日 (hiragana にちようび, romaji nichiyōbi, historical hiragana にちえうび)

  1. the first day of the week; the day between Saturday and Monday; Sunday

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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 word

Noun[edit]

日曜日 (iryoil) (hangeul 일요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 일요일, “Sunday”.