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Radical
乙 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. the latter, duplicate, strange, witty, fishhook radical (no. 5)
Readings
Kun'yomi: きのと、おと、おと-。
On'yomi: オツ、オチ。(Go-on Reading)
イツ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 乙

Dictionary Entries for 乙

otsu
na adjective, noun
  1. second (party to an agreement); the B party (e.g. in a contract); the latter
  2. strange; quaint; stylish; chic; spicy; queer; witty; tasty; romantic
  3. thank you; goodbye; goodnight
kinoto
na adjective, noun
  1. 2nd in rank; second sign of the Chinese calendar

Stroke Order Diagrams for 乙

Construction of Character for 乙

Origin and construction of 乙
  1. 指事:ものがつかえて進まないさま(藤堂)。象形:へらとして用いた象る(白川)。十干に用いられるうち、原義が忘れられた。

Kanji related to 乙

Meanings in Other Languages for 乙

French
  1. radical hameçon (no. 5), chic, signe du 2ème tronc céleste, dernier, second, étrange
Portuguese
  1. o último, duplicar, engenhoso, estranho
Spanish
  1. segundo, duplicado, extraño, ingenioso, elegante

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