Meaning of 乙

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Total strokes: 1; Radical: ; Structure: 乙 + *
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  • Pinyin:

    English Definition: second of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 ); ethyl; bent; winding; radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 5); ancient Chinese compass point: 105°
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    乙肝 gān hepatitis B
    乙方 fāng second party (law); see also 甲方
    乙炔 quē acetylene; ethyne C2H2
    乙脑 nǎo epidemic encephalitis B (abbr. for 乙型脑炎 )
    乙醚 ether; diethyl ether C2H5OC2H5
    More: 乙* | *乙 | *乙*
  • Pinyin: zhé

    English Definition: turning stroke (in Chinese characters); see also
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