明日

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ChineseEdit

 
clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(明日)

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

明日

  1. (literary) tomorrow

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with 明白 (míngbai).

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 明天 ("tomorrow")
Variety Location Words
Classical Classical 明日
Mandarin Beijing 明兒明天明兒個
Chengdu 明天
Taiwan 明天
Xi'an 明兒
Wuhan 明天明日
Jinan 明天到明兒
Yangzhou 明兒個明個明個子梅個梅個子瞄個
Cantonese Guangzhou 聽日
Taishan 天早
Hong Kong 聽日
Gan Nanchang 明日
Hakka Hsinchu (Hailu) 韶早天光日
Meixian 天光日辰朝日
Taiwanese Raoping 天光日韶早
Liudui (S. Sixian) 天光日
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 天光日
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 韶早韶日
Dongshi (Dabu) 天光天光日
Jin Taiyuan 早起明天
Min Bei Jian'ou 明朝
Min Dong Fuzhou 明旦明旦早
Min Nan Taipei 明仔日明仔早
Xiamen 明仔日
Wu Shanghai 明朝
Wenzhou 明朝
Suzhou 明朝
Xiang Changsha 明日明日子明朝明朝子

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
みょう
Grade: 2
にち
Grade: 1
on'yomi
Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: 1
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

明日 ‎(hiragana あした, romaji ashita) (colloquial)
明日 ‎(hiragana あす, romaji asu) (polite)
明日 ‎(hiragana みょうにち, romaji myōnichi, historical hiragana みやうにち) (formal)

  1. tomorrow

Usage notesEdit

Note that the pronunciation differs depending on register, which also happens for the antonym "yesterday" and the coordinate term "today". Corresponding in formality to ashita/asu/myōnichi "tomorrow" are 昨日 (きのう) ‎(kinō)/昨日 (きそ) ‎(kiso) (rare)/昨日 (さくじつ) ‎(sakujitsu) "yesterday" and 今日 (きょう) ‎(kyō)/今日 (こんにち) ‎(konnichi)/本日 (ほんじつ) ‎(honjitsu) "today".

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 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
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

明日 ‎(myeong-il) ‎(hangeul 명일)

  1. Hanja form? of 명일, “the next day”.
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