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English Meaning(s) for 一日

  1. first day of the month
  2. first ten days of the lunar month

Definition and Synonyms for 一日

Twenty-Four Hours time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
Synonyms: 一日, 一日, 太陽日, 平均太陽日, , , , 月立ち

Meanings for each kanji in 一日

one; one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
day; sun; Japan; counter for days Kanji Details »

Categories 一日 is a member of

Time Unit a unit for measuring time periods
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 一日

Sample Sentences for 一日

April 1st, 2013 is a Monday.
After a hard day's work, a man can do with a good, hot meal.
I took a day off last week.
Hardly a day went by when he did not meet her.
Tom sits at his computer eight hours a day.

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Why is there a difference between "one day" and "first day of the month", when there is no difference in the sound? Why is it both ichi-nichi, when the Hiragana says something else?


#1 Posted by Hekate about 8 months ago

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