星霜

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S

EtymologyEdit

seisau > seisɔː > seisoː. Literally "stars and frost", from the throught that a star revolves around the heavens in a year while frost occurs every year, hence a symbol of time.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

星霜 (hiragana せいそう, historical hiragana せいさう, romaji seisō)

  1. time, years
  2. one year

See alsoEdit

  • 年月 (nengetsu)
  • 歳月 (saigetsu)
Last modified on 5 April 2014, at 06:13