記念日

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
ねん
Grade: 4
ひ > び
Grade: 1
on’yomi kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

記念 (kinen, anniversary) +‎ (bi, day) The hi changes to bi as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

()(ねん)() (kinenbi

  1. anniversary (day an exact number of years since an event)
    記念日(きねんび)(いわ)
    kinenbi o iwau
    Celebrate an anniversary

References[edit]

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