mǎo

  1. mǎo proper noun Fourth Earthly Branch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Time , Concept: Earthly Branch 地支
    Notes: (Unihan '卯')
  2. mǎo noun 5-7 a.m.
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Time
    Notes: (Unihan '卯')
  3. mǎo noun a mortise
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文 , Subdomain: Art
    Notes: A slot cut into wood to receive a tenon (AAT '300266473')

Contained in

  • 点卯(點卯) morning roll call
  • 丁卯 fourth year D4 of the 60 year cycle
  • 卯榫 mortise and tenon (slot and tab forming a carpenter's joint)
  • 己卯 sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle
  • 卯眼 mortise; slit
  • 寅吃卯粮(寅吃卯糧) eating away next year's food in advance; to dip into the next month's check; live now, pay later
  • 辛卯 twenty-eighth year H4 of the 60 year cycle
  • 乙卯 fifty-second year B4 of the 60 year cycle
  • 癸卯 fortieth year J4 of the 60 year cycle
  • 岁惟丁卯(歲惟丁卯) the year is now the fourth in the cycle
  • 应卯(應卯) to answer the roll call at 卯時|卯时, i.e. between 5 and 7 am; to put in a conventional appearance
  • 卯月 Fourth Month
  • 卯兔 Year 4; Year of the Rabbit
  • 卯时(卯時) 5-7 am

Also contained in

丁卯战争丁卯胡乱

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