Japanese Word Entry

幻日
Kana:げんじつ
Romaji:genjitsu
Definition: parhelion, sun dog, sundog (bright spot on either side of the Sun caused by refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere)

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Chinese characters used in this word

phantasm, vision, dream, illusion, apparition, fantasy, mirage
Readings
Mandarin: ㄏㄨㄢˋ (huàn)
Cantonese: waan6
Japanese: ゲン (gen) / まぼろし (maboroshi)
Korean: 환 (hwan)
Vietnamese: huyễn, ảo

day, sun, Japan, counter for days, daytime
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖˋ (rì)
Cantonese: jat6
Japanese: ニチ (nichi)、 ジツ (jitsu) / ひ (hi)、 -び (-bi)、 -か (-ka)、 か (ka)、 ひび (hibi)
Korean: 일 (il)
Vietnamese: nhật