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[せつ()·ぶん()]
setsubun
noun

Alternate Written Forms:

[せち()·ぶん()]
sechibun
[せち()·()]
sechibu

English Meaning(s) for 節分

noun
  1. last day of winter in the traditional Japanese calendar (usually February 3 or 4); holiday for end of winter (accompanied by a bean scattering ceremony)
  2. last day of any season (according to the traditional Japanese calendar)

Meanings for each kanji in 節分

node; season; period; occasion; verse; clause; stanza; honor; joint; knuckle; knob; knot; tune; melody Kanji Details »
part; minute of time; segment; share; degree; one's lot; duty; understand; know; rate; 1%; chances; shaku/100 Kanji Details »

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Sample Sentences for 節分

Setsubun means "the day between two seasons."
Ehōmaki is a sushi roll that you eat facing the lucky direction on the day of the Setsubun (February 3rd).

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