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Kanji in this term

Grade: S
おい > よい
Grade: 1
Irregular

EtymologyEdit

(ya, extensive; thick; many) +‎ (oi, growth)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

弥生 (hiragana やよい, rōmaji yayoi, historical hiragana やよひ)

  1. (archaic) the third month of the lunar calendar
  2. (poetic) March

See alsoEdit

Proper nounEdit

弥生 (hiragana やよい, rōmaji Yayoi, historical hiragana やよひ)

  1. A female given name
    • 1997 July 17, Amagi, Seimaru; Sato, Fumiya, “じんせきさつじんけん [The Murder Case at the Demonic Ruins ①]”, in きんいちしょうねんけん簿 [The Kindaichi Case Files], volume 25 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Kodansha, ISBN 4-06-312431-2:
       (さん) (がつ) ()まれた (わたし)が「弥生 (やよい)」だから  () (がつ) ()まれたあなたは「さつき」にしようって———
      Sangatsu ni umareta watashi ga “Yayoi” da kara Gogatsu ni umareta anata wa “Satsuki” ni shiyōtte———
      I'm "Yayoi" because I was born in March We named you "Satsuki" because you were born in May———
  1. a placename

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