鶏鳴

Reading

Readings of the Japanese word.

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  • (けい)(めい)
    けいめい (keimei)

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  • literary or formal termnoun
    crowing of a cock, crowing of a rooster
    • literary or formal termnoun
      cockcrow, dawn, daybreak
      • archaismnoun
        hour of the Ox (around 2am)
        • see also: 
      • hanengekraai
        • twee uur 's nachts
          • dageraad, ochtendstond, het aanbreken van de dag
            • aube, chant du coq
              • Hahnenschrei
                • Stunde des Rindes, Zeit um 2 Uhr
                  • Tagesanbruch, Morgendämmerung
                    • keletkezés, pirkadat, reggeli szürkület
                      • 1) пение петуха, петушиный крик {на заре}, 2) пение петуха (как обозначение времени 2 часа ночи); (перен.) утренняя заря

                        Kanji in this word

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                        • 19 strokes

                          chicken

                        • 14 strokes

                          chirp, cry, bark, sound, ring, echo, honk