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ChineseEdit

rain water; river
simp. and trad.
(雨水)

Pronunciation 1Edit


NounEdit

雨水

  1. rainwater
  2. rainfall; precipitation

Pronunciation 2Edit


Proper nounEdit

雨水

  1. the 2nd of the 24 solar terms around February 18th, 19th, or 20th, after which there should be no more snow, but rain showers are expected

See alsoEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: 1
みず
Grade: 1
kun'yomi
Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
すい
Grade: 1
on'yomi

Etymology 1Edit

From (ama, rain) + (mizu, water).

NounEdit

雨水 (hiragana あまみず, romaji amamizu)

  1. rainwater

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Chinese /*ɣioɕjuɪ/ > Japanese /usui/.

Proper nounEdit

雨水 (hiragana うすい, romaji Usui)

  1. The second solar term, literally meaning "rain water".

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this word

Proper nounEdit

雨水

  1. Hán tự form of vũ thủy, “The second solar term, literally meaning "rain water".