雨水

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Chinese[edit]

rain water; river
simp. and trad.
(雨水)

Pronunciation 1[edit]


Noun[edit]

雨水

  1. rainwater
  2. rainfall; precipitation
Synonyms[edit]

Pronunciation 2[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

雨水

  1. The "Rain Water", the second of the twenty-four solar terms, around February 18th, 19th, or 20th, after which there should be no more snow, but rain showers are expected.

Coordinate terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]
Sino-Xenic (雨水):
  • Japanese: ()(すい) (Usui)
  • Korean: 우수 (雨水, usu)
  • Vietnamese: Vũ thủy (雨水)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
あま
Grade: 1
みず
Grade: 1
kun’yomi

From (ama, rain) + (mizu, water).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

雨水(あまみず) (amamizu (historical kana あまみづ)

  1. rainwater
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
すい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

From Middle Chinese /*ɣioɕjuɪ/ > Japanese /usui/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

雨水(うすい) (Usui

  1. rainwater
  2. The second solar term, literally meaning "rain water".

See also[edit]


References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.
  1. 1.0 1.1 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

雨水 (usu) (hangeul 우수)

  1. Hanja form? of 우수 (The second solar term, literally meaning "rain water".).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Proper noun[edit]

雨水

  1. Hán tự form of vũ thủy (The second solar term, literally meaning "rain water".).

See also[edit]