藪雨

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
やぶ
Hyōgaiji
さめ
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

Etymology[edit]

Compound of (yabu, bush) +‎ (same, rain). Literally bush-rain, named after the way that light rainfall falls on a bush.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

藪雨 (hiragana やぶさめ, rōmaji yabusame)

  1. a type of Old-World warbler; a Urosphena squameiceps, Asian stubtail