長月

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
なが
Grade: 2
つき
Grade: 1
kun'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(ながい, nagai), "long" + (つき, tsuki), "month"

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

長月 ‎(hiragana ながつき, romaji nagatsuki)

  1. (archaic) the ninth month of the lunar calendar
  2. (poetic) the long month; September

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3