Kiyose - collection of season words in Japan -

WINTER

(Season)

Winter (Fuyu)
Early winter (Hatsu fuyu)
Start of winter, Winter coming (Rittou,Fuyu tatsu,Fuyu kitaru)
Winter appearing (Fuyumeku)
Depth of winter, Winter deepens (Fuyu fukashi)
Waiting for spring (Haru matsu)
Spring coming (Haru chikashi)
Winter's end (Fuyu tsuku)
Winter solstice (Touji)
Year's end (Toshi no kure)
Departing year (Yuku toshi)
The watch night(Jyoya)
New Year's Eve (Ohtsugomori)

October (Kannazuki<lunar calendar>)
November (Jyuichi gatsu, Shimotsuki<lunar calendar>)
December (Jyuni gatsu, Shiasu <lunar calendar>)
January (Ichi gatsu)

Winter morning (Fuyu no asa)
Winter evening (Fuyu no kure)
Winter night (Fuyu no yoru)
Winter decay (Fuyuzare)
Indian summer (Koharu, Koharubiyori)
Mild/Warm winter (Fuyu atataka, Dantou)
Lesser cold (Shoukan)
Midwinter / Great cold (Daikan)
Short day (Tanjitsu)
Frosty night (Shimo yo)
Cold (Samushi,Tsumetashi)
Freeze (Kohru)
Cold wave (Kanpa)

<Celestial Phenomena>

Winter light, Winter sun/sunshine (Fuyu no hi, Fuyu hinata,)
Winter sky (Fuyu no sora, Touten, Kanzora)
Winter clouds (Fuyu no kumo, Itegumo)
Winter moon (Fuyu no tsuki, Tsuki sayu, Tsuki kohru)
Winter stars (Fuyu no hoshi, Araboshi, Iteboshi)

Cold winter wind (Kogarashi)
North wind (Kitakaze, Kanpu)
Dry wind (Karakaze)
Draft, Draught (Sukimakaze)

First drizzle (Hatsu shigure)
Drizzle (Shigure)
Winter rain (Fuyu no ame)
Hailstone (Arare)
Sleet (Mizore)
Frost flower (Muhyo)
Silver thaw (Jyuhyo)
First frost (Hatsu shimo)
Frost (Shimo)
First snow (Hatsu yuki, Shinsetsu)
Snow (Yuki)
Snow woman (Yuki onna, Yuki jyorou)
* Snow woman is a well-known specter in Japan.
I want to see her in my life.
Snowflakes (Kazahana)
Snowstorm (Fubuki)

Midwinter thunder (Kanrai, Fuyu no rai)
Winter mist (Fuyu gasumi)
Winter haze (Fuyu no moya)
Winter mist (Fuyu no kiri)
Winter sunset (Kanyuyake, Fuyu no yuuyake)
Winter rainbow (Fuyu no nizhi)

<Terrestrial Phenomena>

Winter mountain (Fuyu no yama)
Mountains/hills sleep (Yama nemuru)
Withered moor (Fuyuno, Kareno)
Rice field in winter (Fuyuta)
Withered garden (Karesono, Kareniwa)

Drying up (Mizu karu)
Mid-winter water (Kan no mizu, Fuyu no mizu)
Winter river (Fuyu no kawa)
Winter sea (Fuyu no umi)
Winter waves (Fuyu no nami)

Needles of frost (Shimobashira)
Frozen ground (Itetsuchi)
First frozen water (Hatsugoori)
Ice (Koori)
Icicles (Tsurara)
Frozen waterfall (Itetaki)
Frozen lake (Hyouko)
Frozen sea (Hyoukai,Umi kooru)
Jack-o'-lantern (Kitsunebi, Onibi)

<Life/Humanity>

Year-end bonus (Nenmatsu shouyo)
Cleaning (Susuharai)
The Salavation Army (Shakai nabe, Jizen nabe)
Mochi<Rice cakes> making (Mochitsuki)
Displaying sacred straw festoons (Shime kazaru)
Last working day <of the year> (Goyo osame, Shigoto osame)
Year-end party (Toshi wasure, Bounenkai)
Winter vacation (Fuyu yasumi)

Mochi / Rice cake (Mochi)
Hot sake (Atsukan)
Sake with fins filling (Hirezake)
Eggnog / Egg flip (Tamagozake)
Simmering tofu (Yudoufu)
Porridge <of rice and fishes/vegetables> (Zousui)
Roast/Baked sweet potato (Yakiimo)
Soba <buckwheat noddles> in a night stand (Yonakisoba)
One-skillet supper (Nabeyaki)
Sukiyaki (Sukiyaki)
Wild-boar stew (Botannabe)
Frogfish stew (Ankounabe)
Oden <kind of stew> (Oden)
Salted salmon (Shiozake)
Pickled radish (Takuan)

Preparing for the winter (Fuyugamae)
Windbreak (Kazeyoke)
Snow fence (Yukigakoi,Yukiyoke)
Snow shoveling (Yukikaki,Jyosetsu)
Shouji (Shouji)
* Sliding door with Japanese paper pasted on a wooden framework
Fusuma (Fusuma)
* Sliding door made by pasting thick decorative paper
Carpet (Jyutan)
Heating (Danbou)
Stove (Sutohbu,Danro)
Charcoal (Sumi)
Coal (Sekitan)
Kotatus <kind of body warmer> (Kotatsu)
Hearth, Fireplace (Irori,Ro)
Brazier (Hibachi)
Foot warmer (Anka)
Body warmer (Kairo)
Winter suit (Fuyufuku,Fuyugi)
Futon <Japanese bedding> (Futon)
Chanchanko <Sleeveless kimono jacket> (Chanchanko)
Dotera <Padded dressing gown> (Dotera)
Dressing heavily (Atsugi,Kasanegi)
Bundled in heavy clothes (Kibukure)
Fur (Kegawa)
Blanket (Moufu,Ketto)
Sweater (Sehtah)
Overcoat (Gaitou,kohto)
Cloak (Manto)
Winter hat (Fuyuboushi)
Snow goggles, Spectacles (Yukimegane)
(Mimibukuro,Mimikake)
Muffler (Erimaki,Mafurah)
Shawl (Shohru)
Gloves (Tebukuro)
Mask (Masuku)

<Weaving> wool (Keito)
Radish pulling (Daikonbiki)
Lotus digging (Hasuhori)
Sowing barley (Mugimaki)
Midwinter manure (Kangoe)
Greenhouse (Onsitsu)

Chacoal making (Sumiyaki)
Paper making (Kamisuki)
Snow-viewing (Yukimi)
Winter fishing (Kanzuri)
<Bamboo> stilts (Takeuma)
Snowball fight (Yukigassen, Yukiasobi)
Snowman (Yukidaruma)
Winter swimming (Kanchusuiei)
Ski (Suki)
Skate (Sukehto)
Rugby, Football (Ragubi)
Hunting (Kari)
Falconry (Takagari)

Cold, Influenza (Kaze)
Cough (Seki)
Sneeze (Kusyami)
Runny nose (Mizubana,Hanamizu)
White breath (Shiraiki)
Chaps (Hibi)
Frostbite, Chilblains (Shimoyake,Toushou)
Snow-tan (Yukiyake)

Open fire (Takibi)
Night watch (Hi no ban, Yakei)
Numbness (Kajikamu)
Old diary (Furunikki)
Calender dealer (Koyomi uri)
Basking in the sun (Hinataboko)

<Events>

Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinrou kansya no hi - 11/23)
The Emperor's Birthday (Tennou tanjyobi - 12/23 )
Shichigosan <7-5-3> (Shichigosan - 11/15 )
* The traditional Japanese custom of taking children of
seven, five, and three years of age to be blessed at a
Shinto shrine on November 15
Kindling peonies (Botan takibi)
Memorial service of needles (Harikuyou)
Battledore fair (Hagoita ichi)
Bean-throwing ceremony (Mamemaki)
* Scatter roasted beans to drive out evil spirits
on Setusbun (2/3)
Kagura (Kagura, Mikagura)
* sacred Shinto music and dance
Watch night bell (Jyoya no kane)
* On New Year'S Eve, temples ring their bell 108 times,
wishing people may be relieved of their sufferings
from the 108 earthy desires.
Winter worship (Kan mairi, Kan moude)
Christmas (Kurisumasu, Koutansai)
Anniversary of Basho(*)'s death <Basho ki>
(*) (Basho(H),Daruma(B),Ransetsu(H),Kuya(B),Teitoku(H)
Issa(H),Chikamatsu(L),Buson(H),Hakyo(H),Souseki(L,H)
Seison(H),Seiho(H),Torahiko(H,L),Hisajyo(H),Soujyo(H))
(@)indicates their fields
H:Haiku,Haikai B:Buddism R:Renga L: Novel,etc

<Animal>

Bear (Kuma)
Hibernation, Winter sleep (Toumin)
Fox (Kitsune)
Tanuki raccorn (Tanuki)
Weasel (Itachi)
White-cheeked giant flying sqirrel (Musasabi)
Rabbit (Usagi)
Whale (Kujira)

Hawk (Taka)
Eagle (Washi)
Winter birds (Fuyu no tori)
Winter wild goose (Fuyu no kari)
Winter skylark (Fuyu hibari)
Midwinter sparrow (Kan suzume)
Midwinter crow (Kan garasu)
Owl (Fukurou)
<Wild> Duck (Kamo)
Plover (Chidori)
(Niho, Kaituburi)
Hooded gull (Miyakodori, Yurikamome)
Winter gull (Fuyu kamome)
Wren (Misosazai)
Crane (Turu, Iteduru)
Swan (Hakuchou)
Grebe (Kaitsuburi)
Water birds (Mizudori)

Shark (Same, Fuka)
Tuna (Maguro)
Cod (Tara)
Yellow-tail (Buri, Kanburi)
Angler (Ankou)
Swellfish (Fugu)
Round-herring (Urume)
Midwinter/Frozen carp (Kangoi, Itegoi)
<kind of> Crab (Matsuba gani, Zuwai gani)
Sea slugs (Namako)
Oyster (Kaki)

Winter/Frozen butterfly (Fuyu no chou, Ite chou)
Winter bee (Fuyu no hachi, Fuyu bachi)
Winter fly (Fuyu no hae, Fuyu bae)
Winter insects (Fuyu no mushi)

<Plant>

Winter plum blossoms (Kanbai, Fuyu no ume)
Early plum blossoms (Soubai,Ume hayashi)
<Flowers> Blooming out of season (Kaeri bana, Kurui bana, Kurui zaki)
Winter cherry blossoms (Fuyu zakura, Kan zakura)
Winter roses (Fuyu soubi, Fuyu bara)
Winter peonies (Kan botan, Fuyu botan)
Winter camellia (Kan tsubaki, Fuyu Tsubaki)
Sasanqua <camellia> (Sazanka)
Acanthopanax blossoms (Yatsude no hana)
Tea blossoms (Cha no hana)
Poinsettia (Poinsechia)
Satsuma/Mandarin orange (Mikan)
Shaddock (Zabon)
Loquat blossoms (Biwa no hana)
Holly tree flowers (Hiiragi no hana)
Narcissus (Suisen, Sechuka)
Cabbage (Habotan)
Nappa cabbage (Hakusai)
Leek (Negi)
Daikon <Radish> (Daikon, Daiko)
Carrot (Ninjin)
Turnip (Kabu, Kabura)

Winter red</yellow> leaves (Fuyu momiji)
Falling red</yellow> leaves (Momiji chiru)
Withered leaves (Kareha)
Fallen leaves (Ochiba)
Winter grove (Fuyu kodachi, Fuyu ki)
Bare tree (Kareki)
Winter withering (Fuyu gare)
Frost withering (Shimo gare)
Snow-broken (Yuki ore)
Withered chrisanthemums (Kare giku)
Winter chrisanthemums (Kan giku, Fuyu giku)
Withered lotus (Kare hasu)
Winter grass (Fuyu kusa)
Withered grass (Kare kusa)
Withered reed (Kare ashi)
Withered mulberry firlds (Kare kuwabatake)
Withered pampas grass (Kare susuki)
Winter violets (Fuyu sumire, Kan sumire)
Wheat seedlings (Mugi no me)
Winter budding (Fuyu moe)