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Where's the on/kun -yomi for 明日?

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Where's the on/kun -yomi for 明日?

Postby pago » Sat 07.13.2013 10:59 pm

I look up the kanjis 明日, but I can't find any on- or kun -yomi that reads like ashita, what's going on here?
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Re: Where's the on/kun -yomi for 明日?

Postby SomeCallMeChris » Sun 07.14.2013 12:29 am

It's an irregular reading, the reading of 明日 as あした applies to the word not to the individual kanji.
大人・おとな is another.
There are probably a few dozen like this used in modern Japanese, a lot more if you read older texts.
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Re: Where's the on/kun -yomi for 明日?

Postby pago » Tue 07.16.2013 4:46 am

Ah, thanks :)
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