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7 Strokes
酉 + 0 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. west, bird, sign of the bird, 5-7PM, tenth sign of Chinese zodiac, sake radical (no. 164)
Kun'yomi: とり。
On'yomi: ユ。(Go-on Reading)
ユウ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 酉

Dictionary Entry for 酉

  1. the Rooster (tenth sign of the Chinese zodiac); the Cock; the Chicken; the Bird
  2. hour of the Rooster (around 6pm, 5-7pm, or 6-8pm)
  3. west
  4. eight month of the lunar calendar

Stroke Order Diagrams for 酉

Construction of Character for 酉

Origin and construction of 酉
  1. 象形酒壷を象る。10月に作物を収穫し酒を製造したことから、十二支の10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、文字の構成要素として、酒に関係する文字を作る。

Kanji related to 酉

  • 寿

  • 西

Meanings in Other Languages for 酉

  1. signe de la 10ème branche terrestre, signe du Coq (zodiaque), oiseau, Ouest (270°), 17 à 19 h, radical saké (no. 164)
  1. signo del pájaro, doceavo signo del zodiaco

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