日中

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
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Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviated compound of (Nichi, first character of 日本, Nippon, “Japan”) +‎ (Chū, first character of 中国, Chūgoku, “China”).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

日中 (hiragana にっちゅう, romaji Nitchū)

  1. Japan-China, Japanese-Chinese, Sino-Japan, Sino-Japanese
SynonymsEdit
  • 中日 (ちゅうにち, Chūnichi)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Sinitic 日中. Date of borrowing unknown.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

日中 (hiragana にっちゅう, romaji nitchū)

  1. the daytime, during the day
  2. noon, midday
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
  • 日中行事 (にっちゅうぎょうじ, nitchū gyōji): a daytime event

Etymology 3Edit

Compound of (hi, day) +‎ (naka, middle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

日中 (hiragana ひなか, romaji hinaka)

  1. the daytime, during the day
  2. a half day, half of a day
SynonymsEdit
  • (daytime): 昼間 (ひるま, hiruma)
  • (daytime): 白昼 (はくちゅう, hakuchū)
  • (half day): 半日 (はんじつ, hanjitsu)

MandarinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

日中 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin rìzhōng)

  1. Japan-China, Japanese-Chinese

NounEdit

日中 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin rìzhōng)

  1. (literary) noon
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 18:56