毎日

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
まい
Grade: 2
じつ
Grade: 1
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
まい
Grade: 2
にち
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(mai, each; every) +‎ (nichi, jitsu, day)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

毎日 (hiragana まいにち, rōmaji mainichi, alternative reading まいじつ, rōmaji maijitsu)

  1. every day; daily
     (かれ) (ほとん) (まい) (にち)ここへ ()る。
    Kare wa hotondo mainichi koko e kuru.
    He comes here almost every day.
     (まい) (にち) ()く。
    Mainichi iku.
    To go every day.
     (いぬ) (まい) (にち) (えさ) ()げて (くだ)さい。
    Inu ni mainichi esa o agete kudasai.
    Please feed the dog every day.
    • 1988 July 30, Fujiko F. Fujio, “らいドロボウ [The Future Thief]”, in ひとりぼっちの宇宙戦争 [The One-Man Cosmic War] (藤子不二雄少年SF短編集; 1), volume 1 (fiction, in Japanese), 16th edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-140701-3, page 120:
      あの子のらいがどうなるか…………それはわからないが………、ただひとついえることは、これからの毎日を……、一日一日たいせつに、生きていってくれるだろうということ
      Ano ko no mirai ga dō naru ka………… Sore wa wakaranai ga………, tada hitotsu ieru koto wa, kore kara no mainichi o……, ichinichi ichinichi taisetsu ni, ikiteitte kureru darō to iu koto
      What does the future have in store for him?…………That is yet to be determined………, one thing for certain though, from now on……, he will treasure every single day of his life

Noun[edit]

毎日 (hiragana まいにち, rōmaji mainichi, alternative reading まいじつ, rōmaji maijitsu)

  1. everyday life; daily life
     (わたし)毎日 (まいにち)
    Watashi no mainichi.
    My daily life.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  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 978-4-14-011112-3
  3. ^ 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0