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朧月

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JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Kanji in this term
おぼろ
Hyōgaiji
つき > づき
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

From (oboro, haziness) +‎ (tsuki, moon).

The tsuki changes to zuki as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

朧月 (hiragana おぼろづき, rōmaji oborozuki)

  1. a hazy moon, especially on a spring night
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
ろう
Hyōgaiji
げつ
Grade: 1
kan’on

From Middle Chinese 朧月 (MC luŋ ŋʉɐt̚).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

朧月 (hiragana ろうげつ, rōmaji rōgetsu)

  1. a hazy moon, especially on a spring night

Etymology 3Edit

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 1
Irregular

From ほろり (horori, adverb expressing sentiment or slightness).

Proper nounEdit

朧月 (hiragana ほろり, rōmaji Horori)

  1. a female given name

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN