Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky. (slithytove) wrote,
Be wise. Be brave. Be tricky.


meaning: day of the week
曜日 == youbi == day of week
火曜日 == kayoubi == Tuesday

Left radical is 'day' (日), upper right is 'wings' (羽), bottom right is the radical form of  'bird' (鳥). The right radicals together is a character only found in Chinese meaning 'bird's plumage'; together with the left radical, this character means 'dazzling', i.e., 'plumage of the sun', which is still a meaning in Chinese. Henshall suggests as a mnemonic:  'Sun wings its way like a bird, and so a day passes.'

Stroke order:
Josh's Chinese Lookup Thingy (animated)
Dicionário de Kanji

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