たつみ

JapaneseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative spellings
辰巳

Compound of (tatsu, Dragon (fifth earthly branch of the Chinese zodiac) → east-southeast) +‎ (mi, Snake (sixth earthly branch) → south-southeast).

NounEdit

たつみ (tatsumi

  1. (archaic, obsolete) the southeast
    • 905914, Kokin Wakashū (book 18, poem 983; also Hyakunin Isshu, poem 8)
      ()(いほ)(みやこ)たつみしかぞすむ()をうぢ(やま)(ひと)()ふなり
      waga io wa miyako no tatsumi shika zo sumu yo o Ujiyama to hito wa iunari
      Thus I dwell in my hermitage southeast of the capital at the place others call gloomy Mount Uji.[2]
    Synonyms: 巽位 (son'i), 東南 (tōnan, higashiminami), 南東 (nantō)
  2. (archaic, obsolete) a strong wind blown from the southeast: southeasterly
  3. (historical) the red-light district at Fukagawa (as it was southeast of Edo Castle)
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Proper nounEdit

たつみ (Tatsumi

  1. a placename
  2. a male or female given name
  3. a surname

Etymology 2Edit

Readings of various kanji.

Proper nounEdit

たつみ (Tatsumi

  1. a female given name
  2. 起貫, 建美, 樹海, 樹実, 多津美, 太津巳, 達光, 達視: a female given name
  3. 達実, 達心, 達美, 達味, 達弥, 辰己, 辰爾, 辰実: a female given name
  4. 辰美, 辰弥, 田津実, 田津美, 立海, 立身, 立美, 立巳: a female given name
  5. 竜美, 竜弥, 龍己, 龍光, 龍実, 龍心, 龍美, 龍巳: a female given name
  6. 龍実, 龍美, 立美, 辰美: a male given name
  7. , , , 多積, 達見, 達己, 達身, 達美: a surname
  8. 辰見, 辰己, 辰身, 辰田, 辰美, 辰已, 田積: a surname
  9. 立見, 立己, 立身, 立美, 立巳, 竜見, 竜己: a surname
  10. 龍見, 龍湖, 龍水, 龍美, 龍味, 龍巳, 竜巳: a surname

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. ^ Helen Craig McCullough (1968) Tales of Ise: Lyrical Episodes from Tenth-century Japan, Volume 1 (Tales of Ise: Lyrical Episodes from Tenth-century Japan), Stanford University Press, →ISBN, page 36, 162