Definition of 卯

  • sign of the hare or rabbit
  • 5-7AM
  • fourth sign of Chinese zodiac
  • east

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)
  • ボウ
  • モウ

Popular Words With This Kanji

卯建, 宇立, 梲, うだつ

short pillar set on a beam to support a ridgepole

卯月, うづき, うつき, うずき

fourth month of the lunar calendar

卯の花, うのはな

bean-curd lees, soybean pulp, refuse from tofu, deutzia, Deutzia crenata

空木, 卯木, うつぎ

deutzia, Deutzia crenata

卯月鳥, うづきどり

lesser cuckoo (Cuculus poliocephalus)

うだつの上がらない, 卯建のあがらない, うだつのあがらない

lacking potential for advancement, no-hoper

卯年, うさぎどし, うどし

year of the hare, year of the rabbit

丁卯, ひのとう, ていぼう

fourth of the sexagenary cycle

卯, う, ぼう

fourth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Hare, 5am-7am, east, February)

己卯, つちのとう, きぼう

sixteenth of the sexagenary cycle


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