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甲子

ChineseEdit

 
A" (in a sequence of examples involving "A", "B", "C", etc.); 1st heavenly stem; 1st in order; armor
 
child; son; (noun suff.); small thing; midnight; 11 p.m.-1 a.m.; seed; egg; 1st earthly branch
simp. and trad.
(甲子)

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

甲子

  1. year of the rat
  2. beginning of the sexagenary cycle

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Grade: 1

Etymology 1Edit

Compound of the celestial stem kinoe and the earthly branch ne (rat).

NounEdit

甲子 (hiragana きのえね, romaji kinoene)

  1. the first in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Rat; those years which have a remainder of 4 when divided by 60

Etymology 2Edit

The combination of the celestial stem kinoe and the earthly branch ne (rat).

NounEdit

甲子 (hiragana こうし, romaji kōshi)

  1. the first in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Rat; those years which have a remainder of 4 when divided by 60

Etymology 3Edit

The combination of the celestial stem kinoe and the earthly branch ne (rat).

NounEdit

甲子 (hiragana かっし, romaji kasshi)

  1. the first in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Rat; those years which have a remainder of 4 when divided by 60