弥生

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology[edit]

(や, ya), "extensive, thick, many" + (おい, oi), "growth"

Noun[edit]

弥生 (hiragana やよい, romaji yayoi)

  1. (archaic) the third month of the lunar calendar
  2. (poetic) the beginning of spring; March (the month)

Proper noun[edit]

弥生 (hiragana やよい, romaji Yayoi)

  1. A female given name