日曜日

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Chinese[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

日曜日

  1. (Classical Chinese) 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, Sun, in reference also to the day for that celestial body, 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]

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

  1. Sunday

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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
  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]

日曜日 (iryoil) (hangeul 일요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 일요일, “Sunday”.