誕生日

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
たん
Grade: 6
しょう > じょう
Grade: 1
ひ > び
Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

/tanzyaubi/ → /tanzyoːbi/ [tandʑoːbi]. Compound of 誕生 ‎(tanjō, birth) +‎ ‎(hi, day), voiced due to compounding.

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誕生日 ‎(hiragana たんじょうび, romaji tanjōbi, historical hiragana たんじゃうび)

  1. the day that one was born; a birthday

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  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