日の丸

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
まる
Grade: 2
kun'yomi
日の丸

EtymologyEdit

Literally “circle of the sun”, in reference to the circular red sun which is the central element of the Japanese flag, from (, hi, sun) + (まる, maru, circle).

NounEdit

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日の丸 (hiragana ひのまる, romaji hi no maru)

  1. The national flag of Japan

SynonymsEdit

  • (flag of Japan): 日章旗 (にっしょうき, nisshōki)
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