暴雨

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Chinese[edit]

 
sudden; violent; cruel; to show or expose; to injure
rain
simp. and trad.
(暴雨)

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Noun[edit]

暴雨

  1. cloudburst, sudden heavy rainstorm

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 5 Grade: 1

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of (mura, gather) +‎ (same, rain). Literally rain that falls when clouds gather together.

Noun[edit]

暴雨 ‎(hiragana むらさめ, romaji murasame)

  1. a sudden rain
    • 931938, Wamyō Ruijushō, book 1, page 26:
      暴雨 楊氏漢語抄云、白雨、和名无良佐女 [...]

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Etymology 2[edit]

Compound of (haya, fast) +‎ (same, rain).

Noun[edit]

暴雨 ‎(hiragana はやさめ, romaji hayasame)

  1. a sudden and strong rain

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