卯月

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Chinese[edit]

4th earthly branch; 5-7 am moon; month
simp. and trad.
(卯月)

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卯月

  1. (archaic) The second month of the Chinese lunar calendar.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Orthographic borrowing from Japanese 卯月 (Uzuki).

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卯月

  1. A Japanese surname: Uzuki

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
つき > づき
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From (u, short for 卯の花 (unohana), “deutzia flower) +‎ (tsuki, month).

The tsuki changes to zuki as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

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()(づき) (uzuki

  1. (archaic) the fourth month of the lunar calendar
  2. (poetic) the month when deutzia flowers are in bloom: April

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()(づき) (Uzuki

  1. (historical) a 神風 (Kamikaze)-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy
  2. (historical) a 睦月 (Mutsuki)-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II, see Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Japanese destroyer Uzuki (1925) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  3. a female given name
  4. a surname

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  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