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十干

JapaneseEdit

NounEdit

十干 (hiragana じっかん, romaji jikkan)

  1. the ten signs (or "stems", )(, , , , , , , , , ). These ten signs consist of five groups (木 き、火 ひ、土 つち、金 かね、水 みず) of two members, ("elder brother え" and 'younger brother と")

甲=, 乙= (group 木)

丙=, 丁= (group 火)

戊=つち, 己=つち (group 土)

庚=, 辛= (group 金)

壬=みず, 癸=みず (group 水)

( member え, member と)

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