Chinese

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day; sun; date
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
 
dazzle; glorious
trad. (日曜)
simp. #(日曜)
anagram 曜日

Pronunciation

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Noun

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日曜

  1. (Classical, archaic) the Sun

Verb

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日曜

  1. to shine

Adjective

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日曜

  1. bright, well lit

Derived terms

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Descendants

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Sino-Xenic (日曜):

Japanese

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Kanji in this term
にち
Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology

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Originally it meant the sun.[1]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(にち)(よう) (nichiyōにちえう (nitieu)?

  1. (archaic) the sun
  2. Sunday

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See also

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References

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  1. ^ Amoghavajra, 文殊師利菩薩及諸仙所說吉凶時日善惡宿曜經, vol. 2, T21, p. 0398b, 759 :
    日曜太陽胡名蜜波斯名曜森勿天竺名阿儞(泥以反)底耶(二合)
    月曜太陰胡名莫波斯名婁禍森勿天竺名蘇上摩
    火曜熒惑胡名雲漢波斯名勢森勿天竺名糞盎聲哦囉迦盎
    水曜辰星胡名咥(丁逸反)波斯名掣森勿天竺名部(引)
    木曜歲星胡名鶻勿波斯名本森勿天竺名勿哩訶娑跛底(丁以反)
    金曜太白胡名那歇波斯名數森勿天竺名戌羯羅
    土曜鎮星胡名枳院波斯名翕森勿天竺名賒乃以室折囉

Korean

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Hanja in this term

Noun

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日曜 (iryo) (hangeul 일요)

  1. Hanja form? of 일요 ((archaic) the Sun).
  2. Hanja form? of 일요 (Sunday).