Kiyose - collection of season words in Japan -

SUMMER

<The Season>

summer (Natsu)
summer morning (Natsuake,Natsu no asa)
summer afternoon (Natsu no hiru,Enchu)
summer evening (Natsu no Yu,Natsu no kure)
summer night (Natsu no yo,Natsu no yoi)

May (Go gatsu,Satsuki)
June (Roku gastu,Minazuki)
July (Hichi gatsu,Fumituki)

rainy season (Tsuyu)
coming of rainy season (Nyubai,Tsuiri)
end of rainy season (Tuyuake,Tuyu agaru)
coolness of rainy season (Tsuyu samushi)

early summer (Shoka,Natsu-hajime)
coming of summer (Rikka,Natsu tatsu,Natsu kitaru)
signs(/symptons) of summer,summer appearing (Natsu meku,Natsu kizasu)
dog days (Doyou,Doyou iri)
midsummer (Seika,Manatsu)
summer heat,hot,heat (Atsushi,Atsusa,Shoki,Ensho)
short night (Mijikayo)
tropical night (Nettaiya)
great heat (Taisho,Gokusho)
burn {by sunlit} (Yaku)
heat wave, hot wind (Neppu,Ennetsu)
cool, cool evening, cool wind (Suzushi,Ryofu)
summer's end,summer going (Natsu no hate,Natsu owaru,Natsu oshimu)
waiting for autumn (Aki tikashi,Aki wo matsu)
autumn at night (Yoru no aki)
summer solstice (Geshi)
late summer (Banka,Natsu fukashi)
fall barley (Mugi aki,Bakushu)

<Celestial Phenomena>

Summer light, Summer sunlight(Natsu no hi,Natsu hikage)
Summer sky (Natsu zora, Natsu no sora,Katen)
Summer clouds (Natsu gumo,Natsu no kumo)
Thunder-heads, huge columns of clouds (Nyudou gumo,Sekiranun,Kaminari gumo)
Summer moon (Natsu no tsuki, Tuki suzushi)
Summer stars (Natsu no hoshi)
South wind (Minami kaze,Nanpu)
Balmy breeze (Kaze kaoru,Kunpu)
Cool breeze (Suzukaze, Ryofu)
Morning calm (Asa nagi)
Evening calm (Yu nagi)
Summer rain (Natsu same,Natsu no ame)
Early summer rain, May rains (Samidare, Satsuki ame)
Evening shower (Yuudachi,Yudachi)
Sea of clouds (Unkai)
Sunrise seen from a mountain top (Goraikou)
Rainbow (Niji)
Hail (Hyou,Hisame)
Thunder, Lightning (Kaminari)
Bright day in May (Tuyubare,Satsukibare)
Morning glow (Asayake)
Evening glow (Yuyake,Yuyake)
High noon (Hi no sakari)
Late afternoon sun, Setting sun (Nishibi)
Blazing sun (Entenka,Enten)
Shade (Hikage,Katakage)
Drought (Hideri,Kanbatsu)

<Terrestrial Phenomena>

Summer mountain (Natsu no yama, Natsuyama)
Mt. Fuji in summer (Natsu Fuji)
Ravine snow (Sekkei)
Flower bed (on the table-land) (Ohana batake)
Summer field (Natsuno)
Summer river (Natsu no kawa)
Summer sea (Natsu no umi)
Summer waves (Natsu no nami)
Waves in hottest days (Doyo nami)
Summer tide (Natsu no shio, Natsu jio)
Green rice field (Awota)
Rice-planted field (Ueta)
Flood (Demizu)
Fountain (Izumi)
Clear water (Shimizu)
Hills trilling (Shitatari)
Waterfall (Taki,bakufu,takitubo,etc)

<Life/Humanity>

Summer holidays (Natsuyasumi)
Homecoming (Kisei)
Change of clothes (Koromogae)
Summer cloths/wear (Natsu fuku, Natsu goromo)
Serge (Seru)
Light stuff (Usumono)
Yukata (Yukata)
White/Aloha shirt (Shiro shatsu, Aroha Shatsu)
Swimsuit/Bathing suit (Mizugi, Kaisuigi)
Sunglasses (Sangurasu)
Straw hat (Mugiwara boushi, Natsu boushi)
Handkerchief (Hankachifu, Asenugui)
Kashiwamochi (Rice cake wrapped with leaves of Mongolia oak) (Kashiwa mochi)
Suchi (Sushi)
Chilled somen/mugi-noodle(Hiyashi soumen, Hiya mugi)
Chilled tofu (Hiya yakko, Hiya doufu)
Umeboshi ( Pickled plum in brine) (Umeboshi, Ume hosu, Ume duke)
Beer (Biru, Kuro biru, Nama biru, Bia horu, Bia gaden)
Plum brandy (Ume shu)
Distilled spirit (Shochu)
Cold sake (Hiyazake)
Amazake (A kind of drink made from sake) (Amazake)
The year's green tea (Sincha, Hashiri cha)
Soda / Soda pop (Soda sui)
Shaved ice (with syrup over it) (Koori mizu, Kaki goori)
Icecream / Soft ice cream (Hyouka, Aisu-kurimu, Sofuto-kurimu)
Arrowroot cake (Kuzumoti)
Tokoroten ( a kind of jello made from seaweed) (Tokoroten)
Chilled yokan ( a kind of Japanese sweet) (Mizu-yokan)
Broiled eel on the hottest day (Doyo unagi)
Balcony (Rodai, Barukoni, Beranda)
Fountain (Funsui, Fukiage)
Summer bedding (Natsu buton, Natsu gake)
Rush mat (Hana goza)
Screen door , Window screen (Amido)
Blind / Shade (Hiyoke)
Bamboo blind/shade (Sudare, Ao sudare, Take sudare)
Rattan chair (To isu)
Hammock (Hanmokku)
Flypaper (Hae tori)
Mosquito net (Kaya)
Perfume (Kousui)
Air conditioner (Reibou, Rumu kura)
Folding fan (Sensu, Oogi)
Round fan , Summer fan (Uchiwa)
Electric fan (Senpuki)
Windchime (Fuurin)
Revolving lantern (Soumatou, Mawari dourou)
Parasol (Higasa, Parasoru)
Airing (Mushi boshi)
Sprinkling water (Uchimizu, Mizu maki)
Sprinkler truck (Sansui sha)
Taking a bath in a tub (Gyouzui)
Mowing wheat, thrashing barley (Mugi kari, Mugi koki)
Rice planting (Taue)
Prayers for rain (Amagoi)
Weeding (Kusakari, Kusatori, kusamushiri)
Hay (Hoshi kusa, Kari boshi)
Grass arrow (Kusaya)
Cocoon (Mayu)
Fishing sweetfishes (Ayu turi)
Cormorant fishing (Ukai)
Night angling (Yoduri)
Swimming goggles (Suichu megane)
Fishing squid (Ika turi)
Escaping the summer heat, Summer resort (Hisho, Hishoti)
Enjoying the evening cool (out of doors) / Cooling at evening (Suzumi, Yusuzumi, Nouryo)
Rowboat (Bouto)
Yacht / Sailboat (Yotto)
Climbing / Mountaineering (Tozan,Yamanobori)
Camp, Campfire, etc,(Kyanpu, Kyanpu faiya,Kyanpu --)
Tent (Tento)
Cottage (Bangaro)
Swimming (Oyogi, Suiei, Yuuei)
Swimming pool (Puuru)
Swimming in the sea / Sea bathing (Kaisuiyoku)
Beach umbrella (Sunahigasa, Biichi parasoru)
Fishpond (Turi bori)
Night stall (Yomise)
Fireworks (Hanabi)
Night game, Night time baseball game (Naitaa, Naito geimu)
Playing in water (Mizu asobi)
Water pistol (Mizudeppou)
Hunting/Seeing fireflies (Hotaru gari, Hotarumi)
Reed (-pipe) (Kusabue, Mugibue)
Naked (Hadaka)
Barefoot (Hadashi)
Washing hair (Kami arau, Araigami)
Sweat (Ase)
Sunburn (Hiyake)
Nap (HIrune, Gosui)
Summer colds (Natsu kaze)
Heat exhausion (Natsu yase, Natsu make, Natsu bate)
Sunstroke (Nishabyou)
Prickly heat (Asemo)

(events)

Anniversary of Ganjin's death <Ganjin ki>
(Ganjin -<Ganjin(B)>
Narihira -<Ariwara Narihita(T)>
Mantaro-<Kubota Mantaro(H)>
Kenkichi-<Yamamoto Kenkichi(H)>
Takako-<Hashimoto Takako(H)>
Outou-<Dazai Osamu(N)>
Shuson-<Kato Shuson(H)>
Bousha-<Kawabata Bousha(H)>
Shuoshi-<Mizuhara Shuoshi(H)>
Kappa-<Akutagawa Ryunosuke(H,N)>
Fujio-<Akimoto Fujio(H)>
Kusatao-<Nakamura Kusatao(H)>
,etc.........their death)
(*)indicates their fields
T:Tanka,Waka B:Buddhism H:Haiku,Haikai N:Novel
Children's day <5/5> (Kodomo no hi)
Mother's day (Haha no hi)
Father's day (Chichi no hi)
Boy's festival <5/5> (Tango, Tango no sekku)
Carp streamer (Koi nobori)
Banner (Nobori)
Warrior doll (Musha ningyo)
Bathing with iris' leaves (Shoubu yu)
Atomic bomb day , Anniversary of Hiroshima's collapse <8/6>(Genbaku ki,Hiroshima ki)
Le quatorze juillet (Pari sai)
Hoozuki fair (Hoozuki ichi)
Opening of a mountain to climbers (Yamabiraki)
Festival, Summer festival (Matsuri,Natsu Matsuri)
(Aoi matsuri, Kamo maturi, Sanjya maturi, Gion matsuri etc.)

(Animal)

Fawn (Shika no ko)
Bat (Koumori)
Tree frog (Amagaeru)
Turtle (Kame no ko)
Singing frog (Kajika)
Lizard (Imori,Yamori,Tokage)
Snake (Hebi)
Cuckoo < small > (Hototogisu)
Cuckoo (Kakko)
Owl (Aobaduku)
Ptarmigan (Raicho)
Young swallow (Tubame no ko)
Young crow (Karasu no ko)
Reed warbler (Yoshikiri)
Kingfisher (Kawasemi)
Duck (Natsugamo,Karugamo)
Cormorant (U)
Blue heron, Egret (Aosagi, Shirosagi)
Martin, Summer swallow (Natsu-tsubame, Iwa-tsubame)
White-eye (Mejiro)
Tit-mouse (Sijyukara)
Red (Gold) carp (Higoi)
Catfish (Namazu)
Sweetfish (Ayu)
Bull trout (Iwana, Yamame)
Goldfish (Kingyo)
Tropical fish (Nettaigyo)
Killifish (Medaka)
Bonito (Katsuo, Hatsu-gatsuo)
Mackerel (Saba)
Horse mackerel (Aji)
Smelt (Kisu)
Flying fish (Tobiuwo)
Sting (Whip) ray (Akaei)
Congereel (Hamo)
Sea eel, Conger (Anago)
Eel (Unagi)
Ear shell, Abalone (Awabi)
Krab (Kani)
Sea louse (Fynamushi)
Jellyfish, Medusa (Kurage)
Summer butterfly (Natsu no cho)
Caterpillar (Kemushi)
Firefly (Hotaru)
Beetle (Kabutomushi)
Longicorn (Kamikiri)
Flat-headed borer (Tamamushi)
Gold beetle, Gold bug (Koganemushi)
Ladybug (Tentoumushi)
Water strider (Amenbou)
Cicada (Semi)
Dragonfly (Ito-tonbo,Kawa-tonbo)
Fly (Hae)
Mosquito (Ka)
Mosquito larva (Boufura)
Gnat (Buyo)
Dayfly, Ephemerid (Kusa-kagerou)
Ant lion (Arijigoku)
Cockroach (Gokiburi)
Flea (Nomi)
Ant (Ari)
Spider (Kumo)
Centipede (Mukade)
Slug (Namekuji)
Snail (Katatsumuri)
Leech (Hiru)
Earthworm (Mimizu)
Noctiluca (Yakouchu)

(Plants)

Young foliage of cherry-trees, Leafing cherry trees (Hazakura)
Rose, Wild rose (Bara, Nobara,Ibara)
Peony (Botan)
Hydrangea (Ajisai)
Rhododendron (Shakunage)
Crape myrtle (Sarusuberi)
Cape jasmine, Gardenia (Kuchinashi)
Azalea (Satsuki)
Oleander (Kyochikutou)
Hibiscus (Haibisukasu,Bussouge)
Jasmin (Sokei,Jasumin)
Mimosa blossoms (Nebu no hana)
Mandarin orange blossoms (Mikan no hana)
Citron blossoms (Yuzu no hana)
Chestnut blossoms (Kuri no hana)
Persimmon blossoms (kaki no hana)
Pomegranate blossoms (Zakuro no hana)
Green fruit of Japanese apricot (Awo ume)
Raspberry (Kiichigo)
Green grape (Awo budou)
Green apple (Awo ringo)
Myrica (Yamamomo)
Cherry (Sakuranbo)
Plum (Sumomo)
Apricot (Anzu)
Loquat (Biwa)
Pineapple (Painappuru)
Banana (Banana)
Summer trees ( a clump of trees in summer ) (Natsu kodachi)
Green leaves (Awoba)
Young leaves (Wakaba)
Fresh verdure (Sinryoku)
Growing thick, Luxuriance (Shigeri,Shigeru)
Myriad green leaves (Banryoku)
Shade of tree (Ryokuin,Kositayami)
Willow (Hayanagi, Natsu yanagi)
Paulownia blossoms (Kiri no hana)
Walnut flower (Kurumi no hana)
Magnolia blossoms (Mokuren no hana)
Locust blossoms (Akashia no hana)
Silk-tree blossoms (Nemu no hana)
Young bamboo (Wakatake)
Iris, Flag (Kakitubata, Ayame, Hanashobu)
Gladiolus (Gurajiorasu)
Dahlia (Daria)
Salvia, Sage (Sarubia)
Sunflower (Himawari)
Hollyhock (Awoi)
Poppy (Keshi no hana, Popi)
Summer chrysanthemum (Natsu giku)
Carnation (Kaneshon)
Water(Pond) lily (Suiren)
Orchid (Ran)
Lily (Yuri)
Snapdragon (Kingyosou)
Garden portulaca, Sun plant (Matsuba botan)
Amaryllis (Amaririsu)
Strawberry (Ichigo)
Potato flower (Jyagaimo no hana)
Sesame flower (Goma no hana)
Day lily (Kanzo no hana,Wasuregusa)
Safflower (Benibana)
Pea (Endou)
Bamboo shoot/sprout (Takenoko)
Butterbur (Fuki)
Squash/Marrow (Uri)
Cucumber (Kyuri)
Moon-flower (Yugao)
Melon (Meron)
Eggplant (Nasu)
Tomato (Tomato)
Cabbage (Kyabetsu)
Onion (Tamanegi)
Shallot bulb (Rakkyo)
Perilla (Shiso)
Lotus flower (Byakuren, Hasu no hana)
Barley, Wheat (Mugi)
Hemp (Asa)
Green grass, Summer grass (Natsukusa,Aokusa,Awoshiba)
Lily of the valley (Suzuran)
Evening primrose (Tukimisou)
Duckweed, Floating grass (Ukikusa)
Jew's-ear (Kikurage)
Mold, Mildew (Kabi)