1. I
  1. 1〔季節〕 ((in)) spring;〔春季〕 ((in)) springtime
    • 春向きのカーディガン
    • a cardigan for spring (wear)
    • 春たけなわだ
    • Spring is here in all its glory./We are at the height of spring now.
    • 春には木々が芽吹く
    • Trees put forth new leaves [buds] in (the) spring.
    • 春らしい天気
    • springlike weather
  1. 2〔新年〕
    • 春になったらお訪ねします
    • I will come and see you in the New Year.
  1. II
  1. 1〔最盛期〕the prime
    • 彼らは我が世の春を誇っている
    • They are 「in their prime [at the height of their power]./They have come into their own.
  1. 2〔青春期〕
    • 彼女は16歳の春を迎えたところだ
    • She has just reached sweet sixteen.
    • 彼は春の目覚めを感じるころになった
    • He has reached puberty.
  1. 3〔色情〕
    • 春をひさぐ
    • turn to prostitution
  1. 春一番the first strong southerly wind of spring ⇒春一番
  1. 春場所〔相撲の〕the March [Spring] Grand Sumo Tournament
  1. 春祭りa spring festival