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U+663C, 昼
CJK UNIFIED IDEOGRAPH-663C

[U+663B]
CJK Unified Ideographs
[U+663D]
See also:

Translingual[edit]

Shinjitai
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 .
(This character, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Shinjitai

Kyūjitai

Kanji[edit]

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

  1. noon

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひる
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

From  () (hi, sun) + (ru, suffix expressing state or change), as in the time when the sun is at its highest point in the sky (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?). Compare  (よる) (yoru, nighttime).

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ひる, rōmaji hiru)

  1. noon (12 p.m.)
  2. daytime
  3. a meal eaten around the noon; lunch