Japanese Word Entry

梅雨入り

Simplified Japanese form: 梅雨入り

Kana:つゆいり
Romaji:tsuyuiri
Definition: entering the rainy season, beginning of the rainy season
Alternative form: 入梅 〔入梅〕
Alternative readings: にゅうばい (nyuubai)、 ついり (tsuiri)

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Chinese characters used in this word

plum, plums, prunes, surname
Readings
Mandarin: ㄇㄟˊ (méi)
Cantonese: mui4
Japanese: バイ (bai) / うめ (ume)
Korean: 매 (mae)
Vietnamese: mai
Variants
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rain, rainy, KangXi radical 173
Readings
Mandarin: ㄩˇ (yǔ), ㄩˋ (yù)
Cantonese: jyu5, jyu6
Japanese: ウ (u) / あめ (ame)、 あま- (ama-)、 -さめ (-same)、 あま (ama)
Korean: 우 (u)
Vietnamese: vũ, vú

enter, insert, come in(to), join
Readings
Mandarin: ㄖㄨˋ (rù)
Cantonese: jap6
Japanese: ニュウ (nyuu)、 ジュ (ju)、 ジュウ (juu) / い.る (iru)、 -い.る (-iru)、 -い.り (-iri)、 い.れる (ireru)、 -い.れ (-ire)、 はい.る (hairu)
Korean: 입 (ib)
Vietnamese: nhập