さつき

JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

For pronunciation and definitions of さつき – see the following entry.
五月
[noun] (archaic) the fifth month of the lunar calendar
[noun] (poetic) May
[noun] (botany) Rhododendron indicum, a kind of azalea native to Japan (so named because it usually blooms in May)
Alternative spellings
皐月, 早月, サツキ
(This term, さつき, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 2Edit

Shift in spelling of 五月 (satsuki, the month of May; the Rhododendron indicum, a kind of azalea native to Japan (so named because it usually blooms in May)).

Proper nounEdit

さつき (Satsuki

  1. a female given name
  2. 沙月: a female given name