丙寅

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Chinese[edit]

3rd heavenly stem
(fishtail)
3rd earthly branch
(polite)
simp. and trad.
(丙寅)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

丙寅

  1. The third term of the Chinese sexagenary cycle (干支), sometimes glossed as "Fire Tiger" from its associated terms in the Chinese elements and zodiac.

See also[edit]

  • (preceding term): 乙丑 (yǐchǒu)
  • (next term): 丁卯 (dīngmǎo)

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひのえ
Grade: S
とら
Jinmeiyō
kun'yomi

Compound of the celestial stem (hinoe) and the earthly branch (tora, tiger).

Noun[edit]

丙寅 (hiragana ひのえとら, romaji hinoetora)

  1. Fire Tiger, the third in the sexagenary cycle

Etymology 2[edit]

Kanji in this term
へい
Grade: S
いん
Jinmeiyō
on'yomi

The combination of the celestial stem (hinoe) and the earthly branch (tora, tiger).

Noun[edit]

丙寅 (hiragana へいいん, romaji heiin)

  1. Fire Tiger, the third in the sexagenary cycle