Definition of 昼

  • daytime
  • noon

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • チュウ
  • ひる

Popular Words With This Kanji

昼, 午, 晝, ひる

noon, midday, daytime, lunch

昼食, 中食, 昼餉, ちゅうしょく, ちゅうじき, ひるげ

lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)

昼食, 中食, 昼餉, ちゅうしょく, ちゅうじき, ひるげ

lunch, midday meal, food served at a tea party (tea ceremony)

昼間, ひるま, ちゅうかん

daytime, during the day, time from sunrise until sunset, diurnal period

昼夜, ちゅうや

day and night

昼過ぎ, 午過ぎ, ひるすぎ

just past noon, afternoon

昼三, 中三, ちゅうさん

highest ranking prostitute in Yoshiwara (from the Houreki era onward)

昼休み, ひるやすみ

lunch break, noon recess, noon rest period

昼前, ひるまえ

forenoon, just before noon

昼寝, ひるね

nap (afternoon), siesta


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