春雨

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Chinese[edit]

 
spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
rain
simp. and trad.
(春雨)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

春雨

  1. spring rain

Japanese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
はる
Grade: 2
さめ
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

parusame > ɸarusame > harusame. From ‎(haru, spring) + ‎(ame, rain). The medial -s- either represents epenthesis between two vowels or, more likely, is a reflex of an older form of the word ‎(ame, rain) only maintained in fossilized compounds. See also 小雨 ‎(kosame, light rain) and ‎(shine, rice).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

春雨 ‎(hiragana はるさめ, romaji harusame)

  1. spring rain
  2. cellophane noodle, glass noodle – a type of transparent Asian noodle made from starch (such as mung bean starch, potato or canna starch), and water.

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
しゅん
Grade: 2

Grade: 1
on'yomi
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

春雨 ‎(hiragana しゅんう, romaji shun'u)

  1. spring rain

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

春雨 ‎(chunu) ‎(hangeul 춘우)

  1. Hanja form? of 춘우, “spring rain”.