戊辰

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Jinmeiyō Jinmeiyō

Etymology 1[edit]

Compound of the celestial stem tsuchinoe and the earthly branch tatsu (dragon).

Noun[edit]

戊辰 (hiragana つちのえたつ, romaji tsuchinoetatsu)

  1. the fifth in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Dragon; those years which have a remainder of 8 when divided by 60

Etymology 2[edit]

The combination of the celestial stem tsuchinoe and the earthly branch tatsu (dragon).

Noun[edit]

戊辰 (hiragana ぼしん, romaji boshin)

  1. the fifth in the sexagenary cycle
  2. Year of the Dragon; those years which have a remainder of 8 when divided by 60