朧月

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
おぼろ
Hyōgaiji
つき > づき
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

From (oboro, haziness) +‎ (tsuki, moon).

The tsuki changes to zuki as an instance of rendaku (連濁).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

朧月 (hiragana おぼろづき, rōmaji oborozuki)

  1. the moon on a hazy night, especially during spring
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
ろう
Hyōgaiji
げつ
Grade: 1
kan’on

From Middle Chinese 朧月 (MC luŋ ŋʉɐt̚).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

朧月 (hiragana ろうげつ, rōmaji rōgetsu)

  1. the moon on a hazy night, especially during spring

Etymology 3[edit]

Kanji in this term
Hyōgaiji Grade: 1
Irregular

From ほろり (horori, adverb expressing sentiment or slightness).

Proper noun[edit]

朧月 (hiragana ほろり, rōmaji Horori)

  1. a female given name

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Okinawan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

('uburu, haziness) +‎ (chichi, moon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

朧月 (hiragana うぶるぢち, rōmaji uburujichi)

  1. the moon on a hazy night

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • ウブルジチ” in Okinawa Center of Language Study, Shuri-Naha Dialect Dictionary.