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Stroke Count
3 Strokes
Radical
己 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. sign of the snake or serpent, 9-11AM, sixth sign of Chinese zodiac
Readings
Kun'yomi: み、へび。
On'yomi: ジ。(Go-on Reading)
シ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 巳

Dictionary Entries for 巳

mi
shi
noun
  1. the Snake (sixth sign of the Chinese zodiac); the Serpent
  2. hour of the Snake (around 10am, 9-11am, or 10am-12 noon)
  3. south-southeast
  4. fourth month of the lunar calendar

Stroke Order Diagrams for 巳

Construction of Character for 巳

Radicals and parts present in 巳
Part stop, halt, previously, already, long ago Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 巳
  1. 象形胎児を象る。「」、「」、「」の中にその原義が見られる。十二支の6番目に当てられ、それに「」を当てたもの。十二支以外の用法はほとんど失われた。
  2. 誤りやすい類似字: 「」「

Kanji related to 巳

Meanings in Other Languages for 巳

French
  1. signe de la 6ème branche terrestre, signe du Serpent (zodiaque), 9 à 11 heures du matin
Spanish
  1. signo de la serpiente, sexto signo del zodíaco, serpiente

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