卯月

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
つき > づき
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From either 卯の花 (u no hana, flower of deutzia) or (u, rabbit) +‎ (tsuki, month), as is the fourth sign of the Chinese zodiac.(Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

卯月 (hiragana うづき, romaji uzuki)

  1. (archaic) the fourth month of the lunar calendar
  2. (poetic) April

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3