Learn JLPT N5 Kanji

Meaning of 日

day, sun, Japan, counter for days

Onyomi

ニチ, ジツ
nichi, jitsu

Kunyomi

ひ, -び, -か
hi, -bi, -ka

Learn Japanese kanji: 【 ニチ, ジツ / ひ, -び, -か 】

Meaning: day, sun, Japan, counter for days.

This is one of the most commonly used Japanese kanji, and it also has a lot of special readings in addition to the standard onyomi and kunyomi readings.

1 of 2,500 most used kanji in newspapers.

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How to write 日 - stroke order:

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Stroke Count: 4

- Example Sentences

Each example sentence includes a Japanese kana reading, the romaji reading, and the English translation.

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Example #1

まいにち、にほんごをべんきょうします。
mainichi nihongo wo benkyou shimasu.
I study Japanese everyday.
Example #2

あるひ、わたしはかれにあった。
aru hi, watashi wa kare ni atta.
One day I met him.
Example #3

わたしはすうじつかんやすみます。
watashi wa suujitsukan yasumimasu.
I'm going to take off a few days.
Example #4

わたしはまいにちしごとがいそがしい。
watashi wa mainichi shigoto ga isogashii.
I'm busy with work everyday.
Example #5

あしたあなたはなにをするのですか。
ashita anata wa nani wo suru no desu ka.
What are you doing tomorrow?
Example #6

にほんのなかであなたはどこにいきたいですか?
nihon no naka de anata wa doko ni ikitai desu ka?
Where you want to go in Japan?

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