variant of 卯

mortise (slot cut into wood to receive a tenon); 4th earthly branch: 5-7 a.m., 2nd solar month (6th March-4th April), year of the Rabbit; ancient Chinese compass point: 90° (east); variant of 鉚|铆; to exert one's strength

old variant of 卯

strokes 5
strokes after radical 3
点卯 點卯 dian3 mao3
morning roll call

丁卯 丁卯 ding1 mao3
fourth year D4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1987 or 2047

丁卯胡乱 丁卯胡亂 ding1 mao3 hu2 luan4
first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)

丁卯战争 丁卯戰爭 ding1 mao3 zhan4 zheng1
first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)

癸卯 癸卯 gui3 mao3
fortieth year J4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1963 or 2023

己卯 己卯 ji3 mao3
sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059

卯时 卯時 mao3 shi2
5-7 am (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)

卯榫 卯榫 mao3 sun3
mortise and tenon (slot and tab forming a carpenter's joint)

卯兔 卯兔 mao3 tu4
Year 4, year of the Rabbit (e.g. 2011)

卯眼 卯眼 mao3 yan3
mortise; slit

辛卯 辛卯 xin1 mao3
twenty-eighth year H4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2011 or 2071

乙卯 乙卯 yi3 mao3
fifty-second year B4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1975 or 2035

寅吃卯粮 寅吃卯糧 yin2 chi1 mao3 liang2
lit. eating away next year's food in advance; fig. to dip into the next month's check; live now, pay later

寅支卯粮 寅支卯糧 yin2 zhi1 mao3 liang2
see 寅吃卯糧|寅吃卯粮

应卯 應卯 ying4 mao3
to answer the roll call at 卯時|卯时, i.e. between 5 and 7 am; fig. to put in a conventional appearance