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ChineseEdit

honey moon; month
simp. and trad.
(蜜月)
 
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PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

蜜月

  1. honeymoon

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (蜜月):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
みつ
Grade: S
げつ
Grade: 1
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(mitsu, honey) +‎ (getsu, moon, month), calque of English honeymoon[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

蜜月 (hiragana みつげつ, rōmaji mitsugetsu)

  1. a honeymoon (period of time immediately following a marriage)

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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 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13143-0
  3. 3.0 3.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  4. 4.0 4.1 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