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Stroke Count
4 Strokes
一 + 3 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. sign of the ox or cow, 1-3AM, second sign of Chinese zodiac
Kun'yomi: うし。
On'yomi: チュウ。

Japanese Meaning for 丑

Dictionary Entry for 丑

  1. the Ox (second sign of the Chinese zodiac)
  2. hour of the Ox (around 2am, 1-3am, or 2-4am)
  3. north-northeast
  4. twelfth month of the lunar calendar

Stroke Order Diagrams for 丑

Construction of Character for 丑

Radicals and parts present in 丑
Radical one, one radical (no.1) Kanji Details »
Kanji variants for 丑
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Origin and construction of 丑
  1. 象形で何かを掴もうとする様を象る。十二支の2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ているが、「(「」の古体)」「」などにその意味が残る。

Kanji related to 丑

  • 寿

Meanings in Other Languages for 丑

  1. signe de la 2ème branche terrestre, signe du Boeuf (zodiaque), 1 à 3 heures du matin
  1. signo de la vaca, segundo signo del zodíaco, vaca

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