乙丑

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: S Jinmeiyō

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of the celestial stem kinoto and the earthly branch uchi (ox).

Noun[edit]

乙丑 (hiragana きのとうし, romaji kinotoushi)

  1. the second in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Ox; those years which have a remainder of 5 when divided by 60

Etymology 2[edit]

The combination of the celestial stem kinoto and the earthly branch ushi (ox).

Noun[edit]

乙丑 (hiragana いっちゅう, romaji itchū)

  1. the second in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Ox; those years which have a remainder of 5 when divided by 60