The word for frost in Japanese is shimo (霜) and frostbite is shimoyake (霜焼け). Find more words related to frost with their correct pronunciations in the next section.
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Interesting facts about frost in Japan
Frost is very common in Japan during the winter months and usually forms on the ground, buildings and trees. These frost formations create incredibly beautiful scenery – especially when forming on trees. However, it also has a damaging effect, especially when it comes to crops. It also poses a danger to the general public when forming on sidewalks and roads.