星霜

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 2 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

seisau > seisɔː > seisoː. Literally "stars and frost", from the throught that a star revolves around the heavens in a year while frost occurs every year, hence a symbol of time.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

星霜 (hiragana せいそう, historical hiragana せいさう, romaji seisō)

  1. time, years
  2. one year

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