adverb

  1. already, now, by this time.

noun used as a prefix, noun used as a suffix, noun

  1. quick, early, fast, rapid.

Variations

Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
はや

Contained Kanji Breakdown

early, fast
はや.い サッ ソウ (1st, N4)
day, sun, Japan
ひ ニチ にっ (1st, N5)
ten
ジュウ ジッ か (1st, N5)