吹雪

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Chinese[edit]

 
to blow; blast; puff; boast; brag; end in failure
snow
simp. and trad.
(吹雪)

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Noun[edit]

吹雪

  1. (meteorology) drifting snow or blowing snow

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 2
Irregular

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Etymology[edit]

The 連用形 (ren'yōkei, stem or continuative form) of verb 吹雪く (fubuku, to blow violently (said of wind); to blow a snowstorm).[1][2][3]

The kanji spelling is jukujikun (熟字訓), borrowed from Chinese 吹雪.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

吹雪 (hiragana ふぶき, rōmaji fubuki)

  1. a blizzard, a snowstorm
     (わたし)たちは (やま) (きび)しい吹雪 (ふぶき) () ()われた。
    Watashitachi wa yama de kibishii fubuki ni mimawareta.
    We encountered a severe blizzard on the mountain.
    Synonyms: ブリザード (burizādo), 暴風雪 (bōfūsetsu), 雪嵐 (yukiarashi), 雪吹雪 (yuki fubuki)
  2. many flat objects blown away by the wind, like snowflakes in a blizzard

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Proper noun[edit]

吹雪 (hiragana ふぶき, rōmaji Fubuki)

  1. a Harusame-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Russo-Japanese War
    Hypernym: 春雨 (Harusame)
  2. a class of destroyers of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II (see Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Fubuki-class destroyer on Wikipedia.Wikipedia )
  3. a Fubuki-class destroyer of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II (see Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Japanese destroyer Fubuki (1927) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia )
  4. a female given name

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. 2.0 2.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  3. 3.0 3.1 1997, 新明解国語辞典 (Shin Meikai Kokugo Jiten), Fifth Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
  4. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, →ISBN