clear; bright; to understand; next; the Ming dynasty
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
|simp. and trad.
- Cantonese (Jyutping): ming4 jat6
- Hakka (Pha̍k-fa-sṳ): mìn-ngit
- (literary) tomorrow
Not to be confused with 明白.
|Kanji in this term|
|Grade: 2||Grade: 1|
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 kinō/kiso (rare)/sakujitsu “yesterday” and kyō/konnichi/honjitsu “today”.