立春

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Chinese[edit]

set up; to stand
 
spring (time); gay; joyful; youthful; love; lust; life
simp. and trad.
(立春)
Literally: “establishing spring”.

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立春

  1. the 1st of the 24 solar terms around February 3rd, 4th, or 5th, marking the first day of spring according to the traditional Chinese calendar
    立春以來 / 立春以来  ―  Lìchūn yǐlái  ―  since the beginning of spring

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Japanese[edit]

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Kanji in this term
りつ > りっ
Grade: 1
しゅん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese /*liɪp̚t͡ɕʰiuɪn/ > Japanese /*ɾit̚t͡ʃʰjun/ > /ɾiʃːjun/

Proper noun[edit]

立春 (hiragana りっしゅん, romaji Risshun)

  1. the first day of spring according to the traditional lunisolar calendar

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Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Proper noun[edit]

立春

  1. Hán tự form of lập xuân, “the first day of spring according to the traditional lunisolar calendar”