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ChineseEdit

cold
 
to do harm to; to cause trouble to; harm; evil; calamity
trad. (冷害)
simp. #(冷害)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

冷害

  1. (agriculture) damage to plants caused by a cold spell

JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
れい
Grade: 4
がい
Grade: 4

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 冷害 (leng gaiH, literally cold + harm, injury). Compare modern Mandarin 冷害 (lěnghài).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

冷害 (hiragana れいがい, rōmaji reigai)

  1. damage from cold weather, cool summer damage (to harvest)

See alsoEdit

  • 山背 (やませ) (yamase): a cold wind that blows from the Pacific coast in the northeast of Japan in the summer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN