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ChineseEdit

1st heavenly stem
(turtle shell)
1st earthly branch
(child)
simp. and trad.
(甲子)

Wikipedia

Wikipedia

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

甲子

  1. The first term of the Chinese sexagenary cycle (干支), sometimes glossed as "Wood Rat" from its associated terms in the Chinese elements and zodiac.
  2. A full or completed set of the sexagenary cycle.

See alsoEdit

  • (next term): 乙丑 (yǐchǒu)

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. Wood Rat, the first element of the sexagenary cycle

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. Wood Rat, the first element of the sexagenary cycle

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. Wood Rat, the first element of the sexagenary cycle
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