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春雨

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

春雨

  1. spring rain

JapaneseEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
はる
Grade: 2
さめ
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

parusame > ɸarusame > harusame. From haru (spring) + ame (rain). The medial -s- either represents epenthesis between two vowels or, more likely, is a reflex of an older form of the word ame (rain) only maintained in fossilized compounds. See also kosame (light rain) and shine (rice).

NounEdit

春雨 (hiragana はるさめ, romaji harusame)

  1. spring rain
  2. cellophane noodle, glass noodle – a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, potato or canna starch), and water.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
しゅん
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on'yomi

NounEdit

春雨 (hiragana しゅんう, romaji shun'u)

  1. spring rain

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this word

NounEdit

春雨 (chunu) (hangeul 춘우)

  1. Hanja form? of 춘우, “spring rain”.