Taxonomy of meanings for 日:

  • rì (OC: mljiɡ MC: ȵit) 人質切 入 廣韻:【説文曰實也太陽精不虧从口一象形人質切五 】
    • SUN
      • n{PRED}figurativesymbolise the sun
      • nsun
      • nccsun 十日
      • time defined by sunrise and sunset>DAY
        • nday, the length of a day counted as day-time; day on which something is to be done>date
        • nadNdaily, per day
        • nadVper day; day by day; (more) every day
        • viactaccording to GONGYANG commentary SSJZS 2000, vol. 20, p. 30 read rí: occcasionally derived verbal uses in commentarial literature like Gongyang, Guliang: record the day
        • vt(oN)give the day for the occurrence of a contextually determinate event
        • vtoNaccording to GONGYANG commentary SSJZS 2000, vol. 20, p. 30 read rí: record the day for
        • vtoNpassiveaccording to GONGYANG commentary SSJZS 2000, vol. 20, p. 30 read rí: (a day) be recorded
        • vtpostN{OBJ}record the date (for a preceding object/event)
        • npost-N(the present) day
        • npost-V{NUM}.postadVfor x days
        • npost-V{NUM}.adVafter: after V number of days
        • npost-V{NUM}.adSafter V number of days
        • nadSpluralthese days
        • npost-V{NUM}.adVfor V number of days
        • auspicous day>AUSPICIOUS
          • nauspicious day
          • viwork with the auspiciousness of days/dates 日者 "calendar specialist"
        • part of the day>DAYTIME
          • ndaytime versus 夜 "night"
        • more generally>TIME
          • nabamount of time; a space of time; the time
          • npost-Npoint in time characterised by N
          • nabfigurativefree time
          • delimited time>PERIOD
            • nOBIOBI: time of day 食日/時 "meal-time"
            • ntime of day 日暮 "the time of day is evening"
            • imminent period>SOON
              • nadVfigurativein a matter of days> very soon, very quickly
            • bygone period>PAST
              • nadSSome time ago
          • lasting time>ENDURING
            • n.red:adVevery day, daily
            • nadVtimedaily, every day; day in and day out; progressively generally: all the time
            • nadVincreasingly, day by day