日 - Dong Chinese dictionary

sun

Pictograph of the sun.

Evolution

日 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
日 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
日 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
日 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
日 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

sun; day; daytime; date, day of the month

 

abbr. for 日本[Rì​běn], Japan

Most common words with 日
Freq.
Word
Meaning

sun

生日

birthday

日子

day

日本

Japan

昨日

yesterday

Component uses

Sound component in 5 characters

Iconic component in 8 characters

Simplified component in 2 characters

Unknown component in 7 characters

Deleted component in 2 characters