酉 - Dong Chinese dictionary

yǒu

wine

Pictograph of a container for wine.

Evolution

酉 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
酉 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
酉 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
酉 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
酉 Regular script Modern

Regular script

Modern
Definitions

 

yǒu

10th terrestrial branch; a wine vessel; 10th earthly branch: 5-7 p.m., 8th solar month (8th September-7th October), year of the Rooster; ancient Chinese compass point: 270° (west)

Most common words with 酉
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Meaning

ancient Chinese compass point: 270° (west)

乙酉

twenty-second year B10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2005 or 2065

辛酉

fifty-eighth year H10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1981 or 2041

酉阳

Youyang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County in Chongqing

丁酉

thirty-fourth year D10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1957 or 2017

Component uses

Sound component in 4 characters

Iconic component in 2 characters