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Characters Pronunciation
Romanization
Simple Dictionary Definition

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Mandarin dōng / dong1
Taiwan tung
Japanese fuyu / ふゆ
Chinese winter
Japanese (n-adv,n-t) winter; (female given name) Fuyu; (female given name) Natsu; (given name) Toumin; (personal name) Tou
hima; hemanta; winter.

四季

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Mandarin sì jì / si4 ji4
Taiwan ssu chi
Japanese shiki / しき
Chinese four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 and winter
Japanese four seasons; (female given name) Yomogi; (surname, female given name) Shiki

春夏秋冬

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Mandarin chūn xià qiū dōng / chun1 xia4 qiu1 dong1
Taiwan ch`un hsia ch`iu tung / chun hsia chiu tung
Japanese shunkashuutou / shunkashuto / しゅんかしゅうとう
Chinese the four seasons; spring, summer, autumn and winter
Japanese (n-adv,n-t) (yoji) spring, summer, autumn (fall) and winter; the four seasons; (personal name) Hitotose; (female given name) Hitotoki

冬天

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Mandarin dōng tiān / dong1 tian1
Taiwan tung t`ien / tung tien
Japanese touten / toten / とうてん
Chinese winter; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese winter sky; wintry weather

冬季

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Mandarin dōng jì / dong1 ji4
Taiwan tung chi
Japanese touki / toki / とうき
Chinese winter
Japanese (n-adv,n-t) (season of) winter; (personal name) Fuyuki; (female given name) Toki

冬至

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Mandarin dōng zhì / dong1 zhi4
Taiwan tung chih
Japanese touji / toji / とうじ
Chinese Winter Solstice, 22nd of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 22nd December-5th January
Japanese (noun - becomes adjective with の) (See 二十四節気) winter solstice; (surname, given name) Touji

初冬

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Mandarin chū dōng / chu1 dong1
Taiwan ch`u tung / chu tung
Japanese shotou;hatsufuyu / shoto;hatsufuyu / しょとう;はつふゆ
Chinese early winter
Japanese (n-adv,n) (1) early winter; (2) (obsolete) tenth month of the lunar calendar

季冬

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Mandarin jì dōng / ji4 dong1
Taiwan chi tung
Japanese kitou / kito / きとう
Chinese final month of winter (i.e. twelfth month of lunar calendar)
Japanese (1) (obsolete) end of winter; (2) twelfth month of the lunar calendar; (personal name) Toshifuyu; (personal name) Tokifuyu; (personal name) Kifuyu

立冬

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Mandarin lì dōng / li4 dong1
Taiwan li tung
Japanese rittou / ritto / りっとう
Chinese Lidong or Start of Winter, 19th of the 24 solar terms 二十四節氣|二十四节气 7th-21st November
Japanese (See 二十四節気) first day of winter (approx. Nov. 8); (given name) Rittou

越冬

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Mandarin yuè dōng / yue4 dong1
Taiwan yüeh tung
Japanese ettou / etto / えっとう
Chinese to pass the winter; to overwinter; to live through the winter
Japanese (noun/participle) passing the winter; hibernation

避寒

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Mandarin bì hán / bi4 han2
Taiwan pi han
Japanese hikan / ひかん
Chinese to escape the cold by going on a winter holiday
Japanese (noun/participle) wintering

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Mandarin zuò / zuo4
Taiwan tso
Japanese nara / なら
Chinese oak; Quercus serrata
Japanese (kana only) oak (esp. Quercus serrata); Distylium racemosum (evergreen tree of the winter-hazel genus); (personal name) Nara

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Mandarin jiǎ / jia3
Taiwan chia
Japanese enoki / えのき    eno / えの    eki / えき
Chinese (evergreen shrub); Celtis sinensis
Japanese (1) (kana only) Japanese hackberry (Celtis sinensis var. japonica); Chinese nettle tree; (2) (kana only) (abbreviation) enoki mushroom (Flammulina velutipes); winter mushroom; velvet shank; enokitake; enokidake; (surname) Enoki; (place-name) Eno; (surname) Eki

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Mandarin shòu / shou4
Taiwan shou
Japanese kari / かり
Chinese to hunt; to go hunting (as winter sport in former times); hunting dog; imperial tour
Japanese (1) hunting; (n,n-suf) (2) harvesting (e.g. berries, fruit); picking; gathering; (surname) Kari


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Mandarin/ la4
Taiwan la
Japanese rou / ro / ろう
Chinese 12th lunar month; preserved (meat, fish etc)
Japanese (1) {Buddh} offering ceremony held on the third day of the dog after the winter solstice; (2) twelfth month of the lunisolar calendar; (3) (See 臈) year in the Buddhist order (after the completion of the first meditation retreat)
Dried flesh; to sacrifice to the gods three days after the winter solstice; the end of the year; a year; a monastic year, i.e. the end of the annual summer retreat, also called 戒臘; 夏臘; 法臘.

三冬

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Japanese santou / santo / さんとう Japanese three winter months; (female given name) Mifuyu

三季

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Mandarin sān jì / san1 ji4
Taiwan san chi
Japanese miki / みき
Japanese (female given name) Miki
The "three seasons" of an Indian year— spring, summer, and winter; a year.

中夜

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Mandarin zhōng yè / zhong1 ye4
Taiwan chung yeh
Japanese chuuya / chuya / ちゅうや
Japanese (1) {Buddh} (See 六時) midnight period; midnight service; (2) (archaism) winter solstice; (surname) Nakaya
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

二至

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Japanese nishi / にし Japanese the two solstices (summer and winter)

交九

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Mandarin jiāo jiǔ / jiao1 jiu3
Taiwan chiao chiu
Chinese the coldest period of the year; three nine day periods after the winter solstice

今冬

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Japanese kontou / konto / こんとう Japanese (n-adv,n-t) this winter; next winter; last winter

余寒

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Japanese yokan / よかん Japanese lingering winter

六時


六时

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Mandarin liù shí / liu4 shi2
Taiwan liu shih
Japanese rokuji / ろくじ
Japanese (1) six o'clock; (2) (Buddhist term) six periods of a day (morning, midday, afternoon, evening, midnight, late night)
The six 'hours' or periods in a day, three for night and three for day, i. e. morning noon, evening; night, midnight, and dawn. Also, the six divisions of the year, two each of spring, summer, and winter; six hours

冬令

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Mandarin dōng lìng / dong1 ling4
Taiwan tung ling
Chinese winter; winter climate

冬作

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Japanese fuyusaku / ふゆさく Japanese (See 冬作物) winter crops

冬型

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Japanese fuyugata / ふゆがた Japanese (can act as adjective) (1) wintery; (2) (abbreviation) (See 冬型気圧配置) atmospheric pressure pattern in winter; winter pressure pattern

冬場

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Japanese fuyuba / ふゆば Japanese the winter season

冬夏

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Mandarin dōng xià / dong1 xia4
Taiwan tung hsia
Japanese fuyuka / ふゆか
Chinese winter and summer
Japanese (female given name) Fuyuka

冬夜

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Mandarin dōng yè / dong1 ye4
Taiwan tung yeh
Japanese touya / toya / とうや
Japanese (female given name) Touya
The night before the 冬至 winter solstice; evening before the winter solstice

冬宮


冬宫

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Mandarin dōng gōng / dong1 gong1
Taiwan tung kung
Japanese toukyuu / tokyu / とうきゅう
Chinese Winter Palace (St Petersburg); Hermitage Museum
Japanese (place-name) Winter Palace (in Saint Petersburg); Zimniy Dvorets

冬尺

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Japanese fuyushaku;fuyushaku / ふゆしゃく;フユシャク Japanese (kana only) winter moth (Geometridae spp.)

冬山

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Mandarin dōng shān / dong1 shan1
Taiwan tung shan
Japanese fuyuyama / ふゆやま
Chinese Tungshan or Dongshan township in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yi2 lan2 xian4], Taiwan
Japanese (1) wintry mountain; (2) mountain that is often climbed during the winter; (surname) Fuyuyama; (given name) Touzan

冬日

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Japanese fuyubi / ふゆび Japanese the winter sun

冬會


冬会

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Mandarin dōng huì / dong1 hui4
Taiwan tung hui
Japanese fuyue
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

冬月

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Mandarin dōng yuè / dong1 yue4
Taiwan tung yüeh
Japanese tougetsu / togetsu / とうげつ
Chinese eleventh lunar month
Japanese (1) winter; winter season; (2) winter moon; (female given name) Fuyutsuki

冬服

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Japanese fuyufuku / ふゆふく Japanese winter clothing

冬朝

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Mandarin dōng cháo / dong1 chao2
Taiwan tung ch`ao / tung chao
Japanese tōchō
The morning of that day; winter morning

冬期

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Japanese touki / toki / とうき Japanese (n-adv,n-t) winter; wintertime; winter term

冬木

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Japanese fuyuki;fuyugi / ふゆき;ふゆぎ Japanese (1) a tree as seen in winter (esp. a barren deciduous tree); (2) evergreen tree; (place-name) Fuyugi; (place-name, surname) Fuyuki

冬桜

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Japanese fuyuzakura;fuyuzakara / ふゆざくら;フユザカラ Japanese (1) (kana only) winter cherry (Prunus parvifolia); (2) winter cherry blossoms; (female given name) Yuki; (female given name) Kazusa

冬毛

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Japanese fuyuge / ふゆげ Japanese winter fur; winter plumage

冬物

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Japanese fuyumono / ふゆもの Japanese winter clothing

冬瓜

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Mandarin dōng guā / dong1 gua1
Taiwan tung kua
Japanese tougan;touga / togan;toga / とうがん;とうが
Chinese wax gourd (Cucurbitaceae, Benincasa hispida); white gourd; white hairy melon; Chinese squash
Japanese wax gourd (Benincasa hispida); ash gourd; white gourd; winter melon

冬眠

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Mandarin dōng mián / dong1 mian2
Taiwan tung mien
Japanese toumin / tomin / とうみん
Chinese hibernation
Japanese (n,vs,adj-no) hibernation; winter sleep; (given name) Toumin

冬着

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Japanese fuyugi / ふゆぎ Japanese winter clothing

冬祭

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Japanese fuyumatsuri / ふゆまつり Japanese winter festival

冬空

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Japanese fuyuzora / ふゆぞら Japanese winter sky

冬筍


冬笋

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Mandarin dōng sǔn / dong1 sun3
Taiwan tung sun
Chinese winter bamboo shoots (smaller and tenderer as a result of being dug out before they come out of the soil)

冬耕

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Mandarin dōng gēng / dong1 geng1
Taiwan tung keng
Chinese winter plowing

冬芽

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Japanese touga / toga / とうが Japanese winter buds; winter sprouts; (female given name) Fuyume; (given name) Touga

冬菊

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Japanese fuyugiku / ふゆぎく Japanese (kana only) (See 寒菊) winter chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum indicum) (hardy chrysanth variety)

冬菜

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Mandarin dōng cài / dong1 cai4
Taiwan tung ts`ai / tung tsai
Japanese fuyuna / ふゆな
Chinese preserved dried cabbage or mustard greens
Japanese (1) winter vegetables; winter greens; (2) tang cai; (female given name) Fuyuna; (female given name) Touna

冬衣

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Mandarin dōng yī / dong1 yi1
Taiwan tung i
Japanese toui / toi / とうい
Chinese winter clothes
Japanese (female given name) Toui

冬閑


冬闲

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Mandarin dōng xián / dong1 xian2
Taiwan tung hsien
Chinese slack winter season (farming)

冬隣

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Japanese fuyudonari / ふゆどなり Japanese late autumn that makes it seem like winter is coming

冬霧

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Japanese fuyugiri / ふゆぎり Japanese winter fog; fog during winter

冬頭

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Japanese fuyugashira / ふゆがしら Japanese kanji "winter" radical at top (radical 34); (surname) Fuyutou; (personal name) Fuyugashira

冬鳥

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Japanese fuyudori / ふゆどり Japanese winter bird (resident); (female given name) Fuyudori; (given name) Touchou

冬齋


冬斋

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Mandarin dōng zhāi / dong1 zhai1
Taiwan tung chai
Japanese tōsai
The observances of that day; observances of the day of the winter solstice

凍死


冻死

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Mandarin dòng sǐ / dong4 si3
Taiwan tung ssu
Japanese toushi / toshi / とうし
Chinese to freeze to death; to die off in winter
Japanese (noun/participle) death from cold; freezing to death

凍雨


冻雨

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Mandarin dòng yǔ / dong4 yu3
Taiwan tung yü
Japanese touu / tou / とうう
Chinese sleet
Japanese (1) winter rain; (2) ice pellet

初氷

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Japanese hatsugoori / はつごおり Japanese first ice of winter

北行

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Mandarin běi xíng / bei3 xing2
Taiwan pei hsing
Japanese hokkou / hokko / ほっこう
Japanese northbound; sailing north
Uttarāyaṇa. The northern ascension of the sun between the winter and summer solstices; (Skt. uttarāyaṇa)

半天

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Mandarin bàn tiān / ban4 tian1
Taiwan pan t`ien / pan tien
Japanese hanten / はんてん
Chinese half of the day; a long time; quite a while; midair; CL:個|个[ge4]
Japanese (1) traditional short winter coat resembling a haori without gussets; (2) livery coat; (3) half the sky; (4) mid-air; middle of the sky

半纏

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Japanese hanten / はんてん Japanese (1) traditional short winter coat resembling a haori without gussets; (2) livery coat

半纒

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Japanese hanten / はんてん Japanese (1) traditional short winter coat resembling a haori without gussets; (2) livery coat

厳冬

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Japanese gentou / gento / げんとう Japanese severe winter

又鬼

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Japanese matagi;matogi;matagi / またぎ;まとぎ;マタギ Japanese (kana only) traditional winter hunters in Tohoku; matagi

向寒

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Japanese koukan / kokan / こうかん Japanese facing the winter

嚴冬


严冬

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Mandarin yán dōng / yan2 dong1
Taiwan yen tung
Chinese severe winter

嚴寒


严寒

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Mandarin yán hán / yan2 han2
Taiwan yen han
Chinese bitter cold; severe winter

四時


四时

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Mandarin sì shí / si4 shi2
Taiwan ssu shih
Japanese yoji / よじ    shiji / しじ
Chinese the four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 and winter
Japanese 4 o'clock; the four seasons
This term is used in Buddhism, but due to a licensing issue, we cannot show the definition

四気

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Japanese shiki / しき Japanese weather of the four seasons (warmth of spring, heat of summer, cool of autumn, and cold of winter)

四節


四节

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Mandarin sì jié / si4 jie2
Taiwan ssu chieh
Japanese shisetsu
The four monastic annual periods — beginning of summer, end of summer, winter solstice, and the new year; four periods

報沙


报沙

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Mandarin bào shā / bao4 sha1
Taiwan pao sha
Japanese Hōsha
Pauṣa, the first of the three Indian winter months, from the 16th of the 10th Chinese month.

夏冬

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Japanese katou / kato / かとう Japanese summer and winter

孟冬

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Japanese moutou / moto / もうとう Japanese (1) (obsolete) beginning of winter; (2) tenth month of the lunar calendar

安居

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Mandarin ān jū / an1 ju1
Taiwan an chü
Japanese ango / あんご    ankyo / あんきょ
Chinese to settle down; to live peacefully; Anju district of Suining city 遂寧市|遂宁市[Sui4 ning2 shi4], Sichuan
Japanese (noun/participle) {Buddh} varsika (meditation retreat; usu. for 90 days starting on the 15th day of the 4th month of the lunisolar calendar); (noun/participle) easy life; (given name) Yasuoki; (place-name, surname) Yasui; (place-name) Agoin; (place-name) Ago; (surname) Agui; (surname, female given name) Ai
Tranquil dwelling. varṣā, varṣās, or varṣāvasāna. A retreat during the three months of the Indian rainy season, and also, say some, in the depth of winter. During the rains it was 'difficult to move without injuring insect life'. But the object was for study and meditation. In Tokhara the retreat is said to have been in winter, from the middle of the 12th to the middle of the 3rd moon; in India from the middle of the 5th to the 8th, or the 6th to the 9th moons; usually from Śrāvaṇa, Chinese 5th moon, to Aśvayuja, Chinese 8th moon; but the 16th of the 4th to the 15th of the 7th moon has been the common period in China and Japan. The two annual periods are sometimes called 坐 夏 and 坐 臘 sitting or resting for the summer and for the end of the year. The period is divided into three sections, former, middle, and latter, each of a month.

客冬

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Japanese kakutou / kakuto / かくとう Japanese last winter

寄鍋

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Japanese yosenabe / よせなべ Japanese (irregular okurigana usage) pot of chicken or seafood, and vegetables in a dashi broth, usu. cooked at the table (traditionally a winter meal); seafood and vegetable stew or chowder

寒中

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Japanese kanchuu / kanchu / かんちゅう Japanese (n-adv,n-t) mid-winter; cold season

寒假

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Mandarin hán jià / han2 jia4
Taiwan han chia
Chinese winter vacation

寒卵

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Japanese kantamago / かんたまご Japanese egg laid in winter

寒昴

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Japanese kansubaru / かんすばる Japanese (obscure) (See 昴) Pleiades (esp. in winter)

寒暁

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Japanese kangyou;kankyou(ok) / kangyo;kankyo(ok) / かんぎょう;かんきょう(ok) Japanese (poetic term) cold winter dawn

寒暑

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Mandarin hán shǔ / han2 shu3
Taiwan han shu
Japanese kansho / かんしょ
Japanese hot and cold; summer and winter
Cold and heat.

寒月

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Japanese kangetsu / かんげつ Japanese wintry moon; a winter month; (female given name) Satsuki; (given name) Kangetsu

寒桜

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Japanese kanzakura;kanzakura / かんざくら;カンザクラ Japanese (1) (kana only) (See 冬桜・ふゆざくら・2) Prunus kanzakura (species of winter-blooming cherry tree); (2) (kana only) Chinese primrose (Primula sinensis)

寒梅

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Japanese kanbai / かんばい Japanese (1) plum tree which blossoms in winter; early-flowering plum tree; (2) early plum blossoms; (surname) Kanbai

寒烏

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Japanese kangarasu / かんがらす Japanese (See 寒鴉) crow in winter

寒肥

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Japanese kangoe / かんごえ Japanese winter manure

寒菊

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Japanese kangiku;kankiku / かんぎく;カンキク Japanese (kana only) winter chrysanthemum (cultivar of Chrysanthemum indicum)

寒蜆

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Japanese kanshijimi / かんしじみ Japanese Shijimi clam caught during winter

寒蟬


寒蝉

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Mandarin hán chán / han2 chan2
Taiwan han ch`an / han chan
Chinese cicada in winter; fig. mournful sound
Japanese See: 寒蝉

寒行

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Japanese kangyou / kangyo / かんぎょう Japanese winter spiritual austerities

寒衣

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Mandarin hán yī / han2 yi1
Taiwan han i
Chinese winter clothing

寒雀

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Japanese kansuzume / かんすずめ Japanese sparrow in winter

寒雨

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Japanese kanu / かんう Japanese cold winter rain; (given name) Kan'u

寒雲

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Japanese kanun / かんうん Japanese clouds in midwinter; cold winter clouds

寒雷

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Japanese kanrai / かんらい Japanese winter thunder; thunderstorm accompanying a cold front

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