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冬【ふゆ】:天文 【てんもん】
fuyu: tenmon, Winter: The Heavens

冬晴 【ふゆばれ】 fuyubare, winter clarity (all winter).
冬日和 【ふゆびより】 fuyubiyori, fine winter weather
冬うらら 【ふゆうらら】 fuyu-urara, winter beauty
冬麗 【とうれい】 tōrei, winter beauty
凩 【こがらし】 木枯kogarashi, withering wind (early winter).
時雨 【しぐれ】 shigure, (winter) shower/drizzle (early winter).
【しぐるる】 shigururu, it is showering/drizzling
村時雨 【むらしぐれ】 mura-shigure, passing (winter) shower [literally "village shower"]
片時雨 【かたしぐれ】 kata-shigure, scattered (winter) showers
小夜時雨 【さよしぐれ】 sayo-shigure, nighttime shower/drizzle
霰 【あられ】 arare, snow pellets [often given in dictionaries, and therefore mistranslated, as "hail"--which is 雹【ひょう】 hyō--a summer phenomenon] (all winter).
玉霰 【たまあられ】 tama-arare, jewel(-like) snow pellets
霜 【しも】 shimo, frost (all winter).
霜晴 【しもばれ】 shimobare, frosty and clear [of weather]
霜雫 【しもしずく】 shimo shizuku, frost drips/drops [sound of water dripping when frost melts]
霜の声 【しものこえ】 shimo no koe, sound of frost [literally "voice of frost"]
雪 【ゆき】 yuki, snow (late winter).
小雪 【こゆき】 koyuki, light snow
大雪 【おおゆき】 ōyuki, heavy snow
根雪 【ねゆき】 neyuki, root snow [literal; refers to bottom layer of snow that remains until spring snow-melt]
綿雪 【わたゆき】 watayuki, cotton snow
牡丹雪 【ぼたんゆき】 botan'yuki, large-flaked snow [literally "peony (petal) snow"]
小米雪 【こごめゆき】 kogomeyuki, small-flaked snow [literally "fine-(broken) rice snow"]
細雪 【ささめゆき】 sasameyuki, thin/fine snow
粉雪 【こなゆき】 konayuki, powdery snow
深雪 【みゆき】 miyuki, thick/deep snow [also connotes "beautiful snow"]
新雪 【しんせつ】 shinsetsu, new/new-fallen snow
風雪 【ふうせつ】 fūsetsu, wind and snow / snowstorm
飛雪 【ひせつ】 hisetsu, flying/driving snow
吹雪 【ふぶき】 fubuki, blizzard
風花 【かざはな】 kazahana, snowflake(s) [literally "snow flowers"] (late winter).
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