日本語

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Chinese[edit]

Japan
 
dialect; language; speech; tell to
trad. (日本語) 日本
simp. (日本语) 日本

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

日本語

  1. the Japanese language

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like Nihongo in English, 日本語日本语 (rìběnyǔ) is usually restricted to linguistic and language learning contexts, whilst 日文 (rìwén) and 日語日语 (riyǔ) are more commonly used in written and conversational situations respectively.

Japanese[edit]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
Kanji in this term
にち > に
Grade: 1
ほん
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of 日本 ‎(Nihon, Japan) +‎ ‎(-go, language).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

日本語 ‎(hiragana にほんご, romaji nihongo)

  1. the Japanese language

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

日本語 ‎(ilboneo) ‎(hangeul 일본어)

  1. Hanja form? of 일본어, “Japanese language”.