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See also:
U+663C, 昼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-663C

[U+663B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+663D]

Translingual[edit]

Japanese
Simplified
Traditional

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from ()

Han character[edit]

(radical 72, +5, 9 strokes, cangjie input 尸人日一 (SOAM), composition)

  1. daytime, daylight

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 494, character 18
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 13886
  • Dae Jaweon: page 859, character 7
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 2, page 1504, character 3
  • Unihan data for U+663C

Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see (“daytime; day; daylight; etc.”).
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

(grade 2 “Kyōiku” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

  1. daytime
  2. noon

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひる
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

⟨pi1ru⟩ → */pʲiru//firu//hiru/

From Old Japanese.

Derived from (hi, day), suffixed with an element ru of unclear meaning. Compare (yoru, night, evening), which seems to use this same ru element.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai kanji , hiragana ひる, rōmaji hiru)

  1. daytime
    • 711-712, Kojiki (poem 21)
       () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () () [Man'yōgana]
       (うね) () (やま) (ひる) (くも)とゐ (ゆふ)されば (かぜ) ()かむとぞ () ()さやげる [Modern spelling]
      Unebi-yama hiru wa kumo to i yū sareba kaze fukamu to zo konoha sayageru
      (please add an English translation of this example)
    Synonym: 昼間 (chūkan, hiruma)
    Antonyms: 明るい (akarui ma), (yoru)
  2. noon, midday
    Synonym: 正午 (shōgo)
  3. Short for 昼飯 (hirumeshi): lunch
  4. the heyday of something

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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