令月

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See also: 命月

Chinese[edit]

 
make or cause to be; order; command
make or cause to be; order; command; decree; honorable
moon; month
trad. (令月)
simp. #(令月)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 4/5 1/1
Initial () (37) (31)
Final () (121) (68)
Tone (調) Departing (H) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liᴇŋH/ /ŋʉɐt̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/liɛŋH/ /ŋʷiɐt̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/liæŋH/ /ŋiuɐt̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/liajŋH/ /ŋuat̚/
Li
Rong
/liɛŋH/ /ŋiuɐt̚/
Wang
Li
/lĭɛŋH/ /ŋĭwɐt̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯ɛŋH/ /ŋi̯wɐt̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
lìng yuè
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
ling6 jyut6

Noun[edit]

令月

  1. (literary) auspicious month
  2. (literary) second month of the Chinese calendar

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (令月):
  • Japanese: (れい)(げつ) (reigetsu)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
れい
Grade: 4
げつ
Grade: 1
kan’on

Etymology[edit]

/rei ɡʷetu//reːɡet͡su/

From Middle Chinese 令月 (MC liᴇŋH ŋʉɐt̚, literally “good month”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(れい)(げつ) (reigetsu

  1. a nice and auspicious month
  2. the second month of the lunar calendar
    Synonym: 如月 (kisaragi)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan