1. beginning of summer.
  2. fourth month of the lunar calendar. Obsolete term.


Pronunciation Kanji Kana Is Common
孟夏 もうか

Contained Kanji Breakdown

chief, beginning
モウ ボウ ミョウ (Kentei Pre-1, N1)
child, sign of the rat, 11PM-1AM
こ シ ス (1st, N5)
complete, finish
リョウ さとる (8th, N2)
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
dish, a helping, plate
さら ベイ (3rd, N2)
なつ ゲ カ (2nd, N4)
neck(首) variant
one, one radical (no.1)
イチ いっ ひと- (1st, N5)
ジ みずか.ら おの.ずから (2nd, N4)
dot, tick or dot radical (no. 3)
チュ (Kentei 1)
eye, class, look
め モク ボク (1st, N4)
late, delayed, winter radical (no. 34)
チ しゅう (Kentei 1)