|Kanji in this term|
parusame > ɸarusame > harusame. From haru (“spring”) + ame (“rain”). The medial -s- either represents epenthesis between two vowels or, more likely, is a reflex of an older form of the word ame (“rain”) only maintained in fossilized compounds. See also kosame (“light rain”) and shine (“rice”).
- spring rain
- cellophane noodle, glass noodle – a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, potato or canna starch), and water.