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字▼
Stroke Count
4 Strokes
Radical
十 + 2 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. noon, sign of the horse, 11AM-1PM, seventh sign of Chinese zodiac
Readings
Kun'yomi: うま。
On'yomi: ゴ。

Japanese Meaning for 午

Dictionary Entries for 午

hiru
adverbial noun, noun (temporal)
  1. noon; midday
  2. daytime
  3. lunch
uma
noun
  1. seventh sign of Chinese zodiac (The Horse, 11am-1pm, south, May)

Stroke Order Diagrams for 午

Construction of Character for 午

Radicals and parts present in 午
Radical ten Kanji Details »
Part
Part dry, parch Kanji Details »
Origin and construction of 午
  1. 象形を上下に動かす様子象る。「」や「」の元字。音は、「」や「」と同系。折り返しの意味から、十二支の7番目に当てられ、それに「」を当てたもの。元来、馬とは無関係の文字であるが、元の意味は失われている。

Kanji related to 午

  • 寿

    稿

Meanings in Other Languages for 午

French
  1. midi, signe de la 7ème branche terrestre, signe du Cheval (zodiaque), 11 h à 13 h, Sud (180°)
Portuguese
  1. meio-dia
Spanish
  1. mediodía

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