Definition of 巳

  • sign of the snake or serpent
  • 9-11AM
  • sixth sign of Chinese zodiac

Readings

On'Yomi (音読み) Kun'yomi (訓読み)

Popular Words With This Kanji

辰巳, 巽, たつみ

southeast

上巳, じょうし, じょうみ

March 3rd of the lunar calendar (one of the five annual festivals), dolls festival, peach festival

初巳, はつみ

first Serpent day of the year

辛巳, かのとみ, しんし

eighteenth of the sexagenary cycle

巳, み

sixth sign of Chinese zodiac (The Serpent, 9am-11am, south-southeast, April)

己巳, きし

sixth of the sexagenary cycle

辰巳芸者, たつみげいしゃ

geisha from the Fukagawa red-light district in Edo

巳の日の祓, みのひのはらえ

purification ceremony held on the first day of the snake in the third month of the lunar calendar

癸巳, みずのとみ, きし

thirtieth of the sexagenary cycle

巳年, みどし, へびどし

year of the snake


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