皐月

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Jinmeiyō
つき
Grade: 1
Irregular

Noun[edit]

皐月 ‎(hiragana さつき, romaji satsuki)

  1. Alternative spelling of 五月: (archaic) the fifth month of the lunar calendar; (poetic) the month of May; (botany) Rhododendron indicum, a kind of azalea native to Japan (so named because it usually blooms in May)