甲子

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 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

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

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin jiǎzǐ
Zhuyin ㄐㄧㄚˇ ㄗˇ
IPA (key) /t͡ɕi̯a̠²¹⁴⁻³⁵ t͡sz̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

NounEdit

甲子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin jiǎzǐ)

  1. year of the rat
  2. beginning of the sexagenary cycle
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 08:17