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

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Wikipedia has articles on:
雨水 (Written Standard Chinese?)
雨水 (Cantonese)
Yí-súi (Hakka)
Ṳ̄-cūi (Min Dong)
Ú-súi (Min Nan)
雨水 (Wu)
Yushui (English)

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[edit]

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

Grade: 1
すい
Grade: 1
on’yomi

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

雨水 (hiragana あまみず, rōmaji amamizu)

  1. rainwater

Etymology 2[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

雨水 (hiragana うすい, rōmaji Usui)

  1. 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.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Proper noun[edit]

雨水

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