See also: 靑春

ChineseEdit

green (blue, black); Qinghai province (abbrev.)
 
spring (time); gay; joyful
spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
simp. and trad.
(青春)

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from "green" and "spring", the color and season associated with the Wu Xing element "Wood", which is associated with vitality.

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NounEdit

青春

  1. (literary) springtime; spring
  2. (figuratively) youth; adolescence; youthfulness; prime of one's life
    青春不再 / 青春不再  ―  dāng qīngchūn bùzài  ―  when we are no longer young
    青春理想  ―  qīngchūn de lǐxiǎng  ―  the ideals of youth
  3. (literary, usually honorific) age of young people

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
せい
Grade: 1
しゅん
Grade: 2
on’yomi
Alternative spelling
靑春 (kyūjitai)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(せい)(しゅん) (seishun

  1. youth; adolescence

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ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

青春 (cheongchun) (hangeul 청춘)

  1. Alternative form of 靑春 (youth; adolescence)

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

NounEdit

青春

  1. Hán tự form of thanh xuân (youth).