水曜日

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Chinese[edit]

water; river shining; bright
simp. and trad.
(水曜日)
曜日

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水曜日

  1. (Classical Chinese, archaic) Wednesday

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
すい
Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
ひ > び
Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

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Etymology[edit]

/suieubi/ > /suiyoːbi/. Compound of 水曜 (suiyō, Mercury) and (hi, day). A calque of Latin dies Mercurii and its descendants, reinterpreting the day as having been named after the planet Mercury (instead of the Roman god). Compare 水星 (suisei, Mercury (planet)).

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水曜日 (hiragana すいようび, rōmaji suiyōbi, historical hiragana すいえうび)

  1. Wednesday

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

水曜日 (suyoil) (hangeul 수요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 수요일, “Wednesday”.