さつき

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of さつき – see the following entry.
五月
[noun] (archaic) the fifth month of the lunar calendar
[noun] (poetic) May
[noun] (botany) Rhododendron indicum, a kind of azalea native to Japan (so named because it usually blooms in May)
Alternative spellings
皐月, 早月, サツキ
(This term, さつき, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)

Etymology 2[edit]

Shift in spelling of 五月 (satsuki, the month of May; the Rhododendron indicum, a kind of azalea native to Japan (so named because it usually blooms in May)).

Proper noun[edit]

さつき (Satsuki

  1. a female given name
  2. 沙月: a female given name