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すーまん【小満】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

suuman [suːmaŋ̍]

Definition

Noun

  1. The eighth solar term in East-Asian lunisolar calendars that begins around May 1 and ends around June 5, generally known as the Xiaoman or "Grain full" term. It is usually associated with the rain season in Okinawa (May 8 to June 23).

Etymology

Cognate to standard Japanese しょうまん【小満】 shouman "the eighth solar term". Ultimately from Chinese 【小滿・小满】 "grain full" (cf. Mandarin xiǎomǎn; Cantonese siu2 mun5; Korean 소만 soman; and Vietnamese tiểu mãn).

意味:しょうまん【小満】

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