霜降

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Chinese[edit]

frost
 
to drop; to fall; to come down; to descend; to surrender
simp. and trad.
(霜降)
Literally: “descent of frost”.
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霜降

  1. The 18th of the 24 solar terms around 23 or 24 October, when hoarfrost descends and is likely to bring the first film of ice

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (霜降):
  • Japanese: 霜降 (そうこう) (sōkō)
  • Korean: 상강 (霜降, sanggang)

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
そう
Grade: S
こう
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

霜降 (hiragana そうこう, rōmaji Sōkō)

  1. “descent of frost” (one of twenty-four solar terms)

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