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”.
Wikipedia has articles on:
立春
立春 (Cantonese)
Li̍p-chhûn (Hakka)
Lĭk-chŭng (Min Dong)
Li̍p-chhun (Min Nan)
立春 (Wu)
Lichun (English)

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (37) (24)
Final () (141) (47)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø) Level (Ø)
Openness (開合) Open Closed
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/liɪp̚/ /t͡ɕʰiuɪn/
Pan
Wuyun
/lip̚/ /t͡ɕʰʷin/
Shao
Rongfen
/ljep̚/ /t͡ɕʰjuen/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/lip̚/ /cʰwin/
Li
Rong
/liəp̚/ /t͡ɕʰiuĕn/
Wang
Li
/lĭĕp̚/ /t͡ɕʰĭuĕn/
Bernard
Karlgren
/li̯əp̚/ /t͡ɕʰi̯uĕn/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
chūn

Proper noun[edit]

立春

  1. “Spring commences”: 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]

Japanese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ja
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, rōmaji 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”