Components

日 means 'sun' or 'day'

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Strokes : 4    Radical number: 72    Frequency: 3   JLPT: N5    Usefulness: 1    Study set: 1-1    Grade: 1   Intermediate lesson: 1    Beginner lesson: 1   Begins 495 words   Used in 1218 words   Used in 5063 names   Component in 1463 kanji (219 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
On
   ニチ   ジツ
Kun
     -か
Kun    -び
Name    あ   あき   いる   く   くさ   こう   す   たち   に   にっ   につ   へ
     
Many kanji that originally used have been simplified to use 日
The 日 radical is on duty in scads of kanji. Find out when it actually means 'sun,' as in (climb), and when it doesn't, as in (write).
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 日 is used 109 times, read 4 ways (with 4 variations). 10 words use a non-standard reading.
Across all words in Japanese, 日 is used 1112 times, read 4 ways (with 6 variations). 12 words use a non-standard reading.
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ニチ : 229 words FIND ALL
1
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
every day
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ニチ (read as に) : 187 words FIND ALL
2
noun
Japan
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ジツ : 157 words FIND ALL
0
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun
holiday; day off
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ニチ (read as にっ) : 148 words FIND ALL
0
noun
diary; journal
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ひ : 187 words FIND ALL
0
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. day; days  (this meaning is restricted to form 日)
2. sun; sunshine; sunlight
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ひ (read as び) : 127 words FIND ALL
3
adverbial noun (fukushitekimeishi), noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
Friday
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-か (read as か) : 53 words FIND ALL
0
noun
1. the third day of the month
2. three days
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ひ (read as ぴ) : 9 words FIND ALL
5
noun
birth date; date of birth; DOB
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-か (read as が) : 2 words FIND ALL
noun
Kasuga Myoujin (the deity of Kasuga Shrine)
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す: 1 word. FIND ALL
expression
Nobody knows the morrow; speak of tomorrow and the demons laugh  (proverb)
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Part of a non-standard reading: 12 words. FIND ALL
1
noun (temporal) (jisoumeishi)
1. today; this day
2. these days; recently; nowadays  (this meaning is restricted to reading こんにち)
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Henshall: 13 (originally: 62)  Joy o' Kanji : 62  Key to Kanji: 834 

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ニチ   ジツ   sun; day   ひ    -か    
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