Last modified on 2 January 2015, at 11:12

春花秋月

ChineseEdit

 
spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
 
flower; blossom; to spend (money, time); fancy pattern
 
autumn; fall; harvest time; a swing
moon; month
simp. and trad.
(春花秋月)

EtymologyEdit

From the stanza of a poem by Yu Meiren (虞美人): 春花秋月何時了春花秋月何时了

Literally The flowers of spring and the autumn moons (when will they ever end?)

PronunciationEdit

IdiomEdit

春花秋月

  1. a metaphor for a wonderful time spent in a beautiful location