春夏秋冬

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Chinese[edit]

 
spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
summer; Xia (proper name)
 
autumn; fall; harvest time; a swing
winter
simp. and trad.
(春夏秋冬)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

春夏秋冬

  1. four seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter; a year

Related terms[edit]

  • 春天 (chūntiān, “spring”)
  • 夏天 (xiàtiān, “summer”)
  • 秋天 (qiūtiān, “autumn”)
  • 冬天 (dōngtiān, “winter”)

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (春夏秋冬):

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅん
Grade: 2

Grade: 2
しゅう
Grade: 2
とう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Chinese 春夏秋冬.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

春夏秋冬 (hiragana しゅんかしゅうとう, rōmaji shunkashūtō, historical hiragana しゆんかしうとう)

  1. the four seasons: spring, summer, autumn, and winter
    Synonyms: 四季 (shiki)
  2. (by extension) a whole year
    Synonyms: 一年 (ichinen)

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

春夏秋冬 (chunhachudong) (hangeul 춘하추동)

  1. Hanja form? of 춘하추동, “the four seasons; all the year round; always”.