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Proto-Japanese: *pí
Altaic etymology: Altaic etymology
Meaning: sun, day
Russian meaning: солнце, день
Old Japanese: pji
Middle Japanese: fí
Tokyo: hì
Kyoto: hī̂
Kagoshima: hí
Comments: JLTT 404. RJ has also a variant fì (besides the normal fí), but high tone is supported by the accent of the derived *pí-rù 'day, daytime' (RJ fírù, Tokyo hirú, Kyoto hírù, Kagoshima híru).

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