Chinese

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morning; to face; towards
morning; to face; towards; facing; direct; a dynasty; the imperial court; Korea, esp. N. Korea (abbrev.)
 
day; sun; date
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
 
simp. and trad.
(朝日)
anagram 日朝

Pronunciation

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Noun

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朝日

  1. morning sun

Proper noun

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朝日

  1. An orthographic borrowing of the Japanese surname 朝日, Asahi

Japanese

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Etymology

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Kanji in this term
あさ
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
kun'yomi
Alternative spellings

旭日

From Old Japanese. First cited to the Kojiki of 712.[1]

Analyzable as a compound of (asa, morning) +‎ (hi, sun).[1][2][3]

Pronunciation

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Noun

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(あさ)() (asahi

  1. [from 712] rising sun, morning sun

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Portuguese: Assaí

Proper noun

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(あさ)() (Asahi

  1. a surname

References

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  1. 1.0 1.1 朝日・旭”, in 日本国語大辞典 [Nihon Kokugo Daijiten]‎[1] (in Japanese), concise edition, Tokyo: Shogakukan, 2000
  2. ^ 朝日”, in デジタル大辞泉 [Digital Daijisen]‎[2] (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, updated roughly every four months
  3. 3.0 3.1 Matsumura, Akira, editor (2006), 大辞林 [Daijirin] (in Japanese), Third edition, Tokyo: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. ^ NHK Broadcasting Culture Research Institute, editor (1998), NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 [NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary] (in Japanese), Tokyo: NHK Publishing, Inc., →ISBN
  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.