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]


Proper noun[edit]

日本語

  1. the Japanese language

Synonyms[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like Nihongo in English, 日本語日本语 is usually restricted to linguistic and language learning contexts, whilst 日文 and 日語日语 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]

Proper 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

Proper noun[edit]

日本語 ‎(Ilboneo) ‎(hangeul 일본어)

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