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day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
 
to remember; to note; mark; sign; to record
trad. (日記)
simp. (日记)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

日記

  1. diary; journal (Classifier: ; )
    正在日記 / 正在日记  ―  Tā zhèngzài xiě rìjì ne.  ―  He's writing in his diary.
    日記 / 日记  ―  Nǐ xiě rìjì ma?  ―  Do you keep a diary?

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Sino-Xenic (日記):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
にち > にっ
Grade: 1

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

日記 (hiragana にっき, rōmaji nikki)

  1. a record of events and facts
  2. a record of daily events or thoughts; a diary or journal[2]

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Originally, there was no means to write the geminate consonant, so it was left out. Pronunciation was likely [nikki] rather than [niki].[3]

NounEdit

日記 (hiragana にき, rōmaji niki)

  1. a record of events and facts
  2. a record of daily events or thoughts; a diary or journal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  3. ^ 1998, 広辞苑 (Kōjien), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Iwanami Shoten, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

日記 (ilgi) (hangeul 일기)

  1. Hanja form? of 일기 (diary; journal).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

日記

  1. Hán tự form of nhật kí (diary; journal).