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spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
rain
simp. and trad.
(春雨)

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NounEdit

春雨

  1. (literally) spring rain
  2. (literary, figuratively) gift from above; favour bestowed by a superior

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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春雨 (harusame): cooked cellophane noodles, showing the typical translucent quality.
Kanji in this term
はる
Grade: 2
さめ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

/parusame//ɸarusame//harusame/

Compound of (haru, spring) +‎ (ame, rain).[1][2] The medial -s- may represent epenthesis between two vowels, or it may be cognate with Korean interfix -ᄉ- (-s-) used to mark possession, much like English 's. See also 小雨 (kosame, drizzle) and (shine, rice).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

春雨 (hiragana はるさめ, rōmaji harusame)

  1. spring rain
  2. cellophane noodle, glass noodle – a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, potato or canna starch), and water.

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
しゅん
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on’yomi

Borrowing from Middle Chinese 春雨 (MC t͡ɕʰiuɪn ɦɨoX, “spring + rain”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

春雨 (hiragana しゅんう, rōmaji shun'u)

  1. spring rain

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

春雨 (chunu) (hangeul 춘우)

  1. Hanja form? of 춘우, “spring rain”.