Five pronunciations of 日

BengalCatLady

I foudn this article elsewhere, thought it might interest some people.

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2017/03/18/one-simple-kanji-character-in-super-simple-japanese-sentence-has-five-different-pronunciations/

It gives an example of 日 being used five times in the same sentence, with 5 different pronunciations.
 

trutenor

Yeah, I've seen that before.  It is IMO part of what makes Japanese Kanji so fascinating and so frustrating to learn at the same time.  Depending on where you put a kanji character  (in front of a word, behind a word, as part of another word, or by itselt) will determine the meaning.

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