今日は

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
こん
Grade: 2
にち
Grade: 1
goon

EtymologyEdit

From 今日(こんにち) (konnichi, this day, today) + (wa, topic particle); shortened from expressions like the following:

PronunciationEdit

  • (Tokyo) んにちは [kòńníchí wáꜜ] (Odaka – [5])[1]
  • IPA(key): [kõ̞ɲ̟ɲ̟it͡ɕi ɰᵝa̠]
  • (file)

InterjectionEdit

(こん)(にち) (konnichi wa

  1. good day, good afternoon: a Japanese greeting used in the daytime

Coordinate termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.