桂月

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Chinese[edit]

Cinnamonum cassia; Guangxi Autonomous Region (abbrev.) moon; month
simp. and trad.
(桂月)

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Etymology 1[edit]

From (guì, “osmanthus”) + (yuè, “moon”), referring to the mythological osmanthus tree on the moon.

Noun[edit]

桂月

  1. (literary) moon

Etymology 2[edit]

From (guì, “osmanthus”) + (yuè, “month”), referring to the blooming of osmanthuses during the eighth month.

Noun[edit]

桂月

  1. (archaic) traditional name for the eighth of the twelve months of the Chinese calendar, each beginning on a new moon.

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