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white; empty; blank; bright; clear; plain; pure; gratuitous
snow
simp. and trad.
(白雪)
anagram 雪白

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

白雪

  1. white snow

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
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白雪 (Shirayuki): Snow White and the seven dwarfs.
Kanji in this term
しら
Grade: 1
ゆき
Grade: 2
kun’yomi

Compound of (shira, white) +‎ (yuki, snow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

白雪 (hiragana しらゆき, rōmaji shirayuki)

  1. (literally) white snow
Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

白雪 (hiragana しらゆき, rōmaji Shirayuki)

  1. Snow White
  2. a female given name
  3. a surname
Usage notesEdit

The character name is generally always followed by a suffix, such as さん (san) or (hime, princess).

Etymology 2Edit

Kanji in this term
はく
Grade: 1
せつ
Grade: 2
kan’on

From Middle Chinese 白雪 (MC bˠæk̚ siuᴇt̚, literally “white + snow”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

白雪 (hiragana はくせつ, rōmaji hakusetsu)

  1. (literally) white snow
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN
  3. ^ Princess Shikishi; Hiroaki Sato (1993) String of Beads: Complete Poems of Princess Shikishi[1], illustrated edition, University of Hawaii Press, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

白雪 (baekseol, McCune-Reischauer: paeksŏl, Yale: paykqsel) (hangeul 백설)

  1. Hanja form? of 백설 (white snow).

Proper nounEdit

白雪 (Baekseol, McCune-Reischauer: Paeksŏl, Yale: Paykqsel) (hangeul 백설)

  1. Hanja form? of 백설 (Snow White).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

Proper nounEdit

白雪

  1. Hán tự form of Bạch Tuyết (Snow White).