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planet Saturn; Saturday
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(土曜日)
土曜

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NounEdit

土曜日

  1. (Classical Chinese) Saturday

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
ひ > び
Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

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EtymologyEdit

/doeubi/ > /dojoːbi/

Compound of 土曜 (doyō, Saturn (the planet), in reference also to the day for that planet, as originally imported from Chinese astrology in the Heian period) +‎ (hi, day).[1][2][3]

The compound form suffixed with (hi, day) appears in common use from the Meiji period with the promulgation of the Gregorian calendar. See also   Names of the days of the week#East Asian tradition on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

土曜日 (hiragana どようび, rōmaji doyōbi, historical hiragana どえうび)

  1. Saturday

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. ^ 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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

土曜日 (toyoil) (hangeul 토요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 토요일, “Saturday”.