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ChineseEdit

planet Jupiter
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(木曜日)
木曜

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NounEdit

木曜日

  1. (Classical Chinese) Thursday

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
もく
Grade: 1
よう
Grade: 2
ひ > び
Grade: 1
jūbakoyomi

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EtymologyEdit

/mokueubi/ > /mokujoːbi/.

Compound of 木曜 (mokuyō, Jupiter (the planet), in reference also to the day for that planet, as originally imported from Chinese astrology in the Heian period) +‎ (hi, day).[1][2][3]

The compound form suffixed with (hi, day) appears in common use from the Meiji period with the promulgation of the Gregorian calendar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

木曜日 (hiragana もくようび, rōmaji mokuyōbi, historical hiragana もくえうび)

  1. Thursday

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, →ISBN
  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

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KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

木曜日 (mogyoil) (hangeul 목요일)

  1. Hanja form? of 목요일 (Thursday).