Japanese Dictionary

Reading and JLPT level
元日 JLPT 2
Kana Reading
がんじつ, がんにち
ganjitsu, gannichi
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    noun (common) (futsuumeishi)
    New Year's Day
    Example sentence
    元日神社参拝する日本人多い On New Year's Day many Japanese go to the shrine to worship.

Examples of 元日, がんじつ, がんにち in a sentence

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Kanji in this word


4 strokes

beginning, former time, origin

On'Yomi: ゲン, ガン

Kun'Yomi: もと

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4 strokes

day, sun, Japan, counter for days

On'Yomi: ニチ, ジツ

Kun'Yomi: , -び, -か

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