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ChineseEdit

 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
 
middle; center; within; among; in; while (doing sth); during; China; Chinese; hit (the mark)
simp. and trad.
(日中)

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AdjectiveEdit

日中

  1. Japan-China, Japanese-Chinese

NounEdit

日中

  1. (literary) noon
  2. (Min Dong) day

AntonymsEdit

  • (Min Dong: day): 暝晡 (“night”)

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1
ちゅう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

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-Japanese
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Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1
ちゅう
Grade: 1
on'yomi

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
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Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
なか
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
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