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ふい【冬】

 Kyushu (Kagoshima, Miyazaki: Morokata)

fui

Definition

Noun

  1. Winter

Etymology

Attested in Kagoshima in writing as early as the 1700s. Cognate to Aomori ふい fui; Fukushima ふよ fuyo; Kagoshima and Miyazaki ふい fui; Okinawan ふゆ fuyu; Hateruma っふぃ ffi; and standard Japanese ふゆ【冬】 fuyu "winter". Possibly related to ひゆる【冷ゆる】 *piyuru > *ɸiyuru (ひえる【冷える】 hieru in modern Japanese), meaning "to become cold".

意味:ふゆ【冬】

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