十二月

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Chinese[edit]

twelve; 12 moon; month
simp. and trad.
(十二月)
十二

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Noun[edit]

十二月

  1. December
  2. twelfth month of the Chinese calendar

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
じゅう
Grade: 1

Grade: 1
がつ
Grade: 1
goon kan’yōon

Etymology 1[edit]

From 十二(じゅうに) (jūni, twelve) + (がつ) (-gatsu, counter for the month of the year).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(じゅう)()(がつ) (jūnigatsuじふにぐわつ (zifunigwatu)?

  1. December
    Synonyms: 極月 (gokugetsu), 師走 (shiwasu)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しわす
Grade: 1 Grade: 1 Grade: 1
jukujikun

From Old Japanese of unknown derivation.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

十二月(しわす) (shiwasuしはす (sifasu)?

  1. Alternative spelling of 師走 (shiwasu): the twelfth month of the lunar calendar; the month of preparation for the new year
    • c. 759, Man'yōshū (book 8, poem 1648), text here
      十二月(しはす)尓者(には)沫雪零(あわゆきふる)()不知(しらね)可毛(かも)(うめの)花開(はなさく)(ふふ)不有(めらずし)() [Man'yōgana]
      十二月(しはす)には淡雪(あわゆき)()ると()らねかも(うめ)(はな)()くふふめらずして [Modern spelling]
      shiwasu ni wa awayuki furu to shirane ka mo ume no hana saku fufumerazu shite
      (please add an English translation of this example)

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

十二月 (sibiwol) (hangeul 십이월)

  1. Hanja form? of 십이월 (December).