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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 72 +8, 12 strokes, cangjie input 日十廿山 (AJTU), composition)

  1. dawn, daybreak
  2. clear, explicit

References[edit]

  • KangXi: not present, would follow page 497, character 31
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 14031
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: not present, would follow volume 2, page 1516, character 1
  • Unihan data for U+6681

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(common “Jōyō” kanjishinjitai kanji, kyūjitai form )

Readings[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of ‎(aka, bright) and ‎(toki, time).

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あかとき, romaji akatoki)

  1. dawn, daybreak

Etymology 2[edit]

From ‎(akatoki).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) [àkátsúkí] (Heiban - [0])
  • IPA(key): [a̠ka̠t͡sɯ̥ᵝki]

Noun[edit]

‎(hiragana あかつき, romaji akatsuki)

  1. dawn, daybreak
    • 1079, Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (page 8 (back))
      天暁 アカツキ

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

‎(hiragana さとる, romaji Satoru)

  1. A male given name

References[edit]

  • 1979 [1079], Hiroshi Tsukishima, Kojisho Ongi Shūsei 12: Konkōmyō Saishōōkyō Ongi (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Kyūko Shoin, ISBN 4-7629-3099-7: