小滿

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Chinese[edit]

 
small; tiny; few
small; tiny; few; young
 
to fill; to fulfill; filled
to fill; to fulfill; filled; packed; Manchurian
trad. (小滿) 滿
simp. (小满)
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Proper noun[edit]

小滿

  1. Lesser Fullness of Grain (8th of the 24 solar terms)
  2. the day marking the beginning of the 8th solar term (May 20, 21, or 22) when the winter wheat, down the previous autumn, is filling out its ears

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (小滿):
  • Japanese: 小満(しょうまん) (shōman)
  • Korean: 소만 (小滿, soman)

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