5th earthly branch: 7-9 a.m., 3rd solar month (5th April-4th May), year of the Dragon; ancient Chinese compass point: 120°

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北辰 北辰 bei3 chen2
Polaris; North Star

北辰区 北辰區 bei3 chen2 qu1
Beichen suburban district of Tianjin municipality 天津市

丙辰 丙辰 bing3 chen2
fifty-third year C5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1976 or 2036

辰光 辰光 chen2 guang1
sunlight; (Wu dialect) time of the day; moment

辰龙 辰龍 chen2 long2
Year 5, year of the Dragon (e.g. 2000)

辰砂 辰砂 chen2 sha1

辰时 辰時 chen2 shi2
7-9 am (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)

辰溪 辰溪 chen2 xi1
Chenxi county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化, Hunan

辰溪县 辰溪縣 chen2 xi1 xian4
Chenxi county in Huaihua 懷化|怀化, Hunan

辰星 辰星 chen2 xing1
Mercury in traditional Chinese astronomy; see also 水星

诞辰 誕辰 dan4 chen2

庚辰 庚辰 geng1 chen2
seventeenth year G5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2000 or 2060

忌辰 忌辰 ji4 chen2
anniversary of a death

甲辰 甲辰 jia3 chen2
41st year A5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1964 or 2024

良辰吉日 良辰吉日 liang2 chen2 ji2 ri4
fine time, lucky day (idiom); fig. good opportunity

良辰美景 良辰美景 liang2 chen2 mei3 jing3
fine time, beautiful scenery (idiom); everything lovely

梁辰鱼 梁辰魚 liang2 chen2 yu2
Liang Chenyu (1521-1594), Ming dramatist of the Kunshan opera school

壬辰 壬辰 ren2 chen2
twenty-ninth year I5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2012 or 2072

壬辰倭乱 壬辰倭亂 ren2 chen2 wo1 luan4
Imjin war, Japanese invasion of Korea 1592-1598

生辰 生辰 sheng1 chen2

生辰八字 生辰八字 sheng1 chen2 ba1 zi4
one's birth data for astrological purposes, combined from year, month, day, hour, heavenly trunk and earthly branch

时辰 時辰 shi2 chen5
time; one of the 12 two-hour periods of the day

时辰未到 時辰未到 shi2 chen5 wei4 dao4
the time has not yet come

十二时辰 十二時辰 shi2 er4 shi2 chen5
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian time-keeping and astronomy

寿辰 壽辰 shou4 chen2
birthday (of an old person)

戊辰 戊辰 wu4 chen2
fifth year E5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1988 or 2048

星辰 星辰 xing1 chen2

众星拱辰 眾星拱辰 zhong4 xing1 gong3 chen2
lit. all the stars revolve around Polaris 北辰 (idiom, from Analects); fig. to view sb as core figure; to group around a revered leader