See also: 惊蛰

ChineseEdit

 
to startle; to be frightened; to be scared
to startle; to be frightened; to be scared; alarm
hibernate
trad. (驚蟄)
simp. (惊蛰)
Literally: “awakening of insects”.
 
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Proper nounEdit

驚蟄

  1. Jingzhe, the "Waking of Insect", the third of the twenty-four solar terms, around March 5th, 6th, or 7th, when nature reawakens after the winter sleep

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DescendantsEdit
Sino-Xenic (驚蟄):
  • Japanese: 啓蟄(けいちつ) (Keichitsu)
  • Korean: 경칩 (驚蟄, gyeongchip)
  • Vietnamese: Kinh trập (驚蟄)