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ㄇㄠ ˇ


4th terrestrial branch

卯 is a 5 stroke, simplified and traditional Chinese character and is pronounced as mǎo in the third tone.

In traditional Chinese the characters or may be used instead.

  • ㄇㄠ ˇ


    4th terrestrial branch

    • ㄐㄧㄝ ˊ



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Do people's knees kneel and [mou]ths send up prayers when it's the 4th terrestrial branch of the day, year, and zodiac?
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Definitions for 卯 pronounced as mǎo

  • mortise (slot cut into wood to receive a tenon)
  • 4th earthly branch: 5-7 a.m., 2nd solar month (6th March-4th April), year of the Rabbit
  • ancient Chinese compass point: 90° (east)
  • variant of 鉚|铆[mao3]
  • to exert one's strength
  • old variant of 卯[mao3]
  • variant of 卯[mao3]


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2-2a Simplified

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