暴雨

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

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Noun[edit]

暴雨

  1. cloudburst, sudden heavey rainstorm

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 1

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of mura (gather) and same (rain). Literally rain that falls when clouds gather together.

Noun[edit]

暴雨 (hiragana むらさめ, romaji murasame)

  1. a sudden rain
    • 931-938: Wamyō Ruijushō (book 1 page 26)
      暴雨 楊氏漢語抄云、白雨、和名无良佐女 [...]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of haya (fast) and same (rain).

Noun[edit]

暴雨 (hiragana はやさめ, romaji hayasame)

  1. a sudden and strong rain

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