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甲子
Simplified 甲子
Traditional 甲子
Pin Yin
jia3 zi3
English
  • first of 10 heavenly trunks 天干 and first of 12 earthly branches 地支
  • by ext., the 60 combinations 甲子, 乙丑, 丙寅 etc making up the year cycle
  • first year A1 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1984 or 2044
Examples:
1. 工厂地址:中国广东省陆丰市甲子镇城东区复兴路西三巷2号。
Add of factory: No.2,3 rd lane, Fuxing Road, East district of Jiazi, Lufeng, Guangdong, China.
2. 纵观进入“甲子”的“冼星海研究”,总体上呈现出以下“几多几少”的态势。
And most of them are lacking in creativity and academic standard.
3. 平头甲子
Full cycle of 60 years
4. 小二黑从小就聪明,像那些算属相、卜六壬课、念大小流年或“甲子乙丑海中金”等口诀,不几天就都弄熟了,二诸葛也常把他引在人前卖弄。
Instead of the classics or the standard texts, they used the old man' s prognosticating books. Though only six, Young Blacky was very bright, and he quickly memorized all the professional fortune-teller phrases.
5. 竹/条上面的字是农历天干地支的60甲子内的年份和五行(,木,金,火,土)我猜它们是算卦或占卜用的。
Words on those sticks are lunar year names which represents Tian Gan Di Zhi, and Wu Xing( water, tree, gold, fire, earth). I guess they were used for Suan Gua.
6. 诸葛亮熟谙天文气象,经过仔细观察后预料: “甲子”日将有东南风。
Zhuge Liang, who was versed in meteorology, did some careful observation and came to the conclusion that there would soon be a southeasterly wind.