卯月

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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
つき > づき
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From either 卯の花 (うのはな, u no hana), "the flower of deutzia" or (う, u), "rabbit" + (つき, tsuki, "month"). Note: (う, u, "the rabbit"), is the fourth sign of the Chinese zodiac.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

卯月 ‎(hiragana うづき, romaji uzuki)

  1. (archaic) the fourth month of the lunar calendar
  2. (poetic) April

SynonymsEdit

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 978-4-14-011112-3
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