7th earthly branch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., noon, 5th solar month (6th June-6th July), year of the Horse; ancient Chinese compass point: 180° (south)

strokes 4
strokes after radical 2
傍午 傍午 bang4 wu3
towards noon; around midday

本初子午线 本初子午線 ben3 chu1 zi3 wu3 xian4
the first meridian; the prime meridian

丙午 丙午 bing3 wu3
forty-third year C7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1966 or 2026

重午 重午 chong2 wu3
Dragon Boat Festival (5th day of 5th lunar month)

端午 端午 duan1 wu3
see 端午節|端午节

端午节 端午節 duan1 wu3 jie2
Dragon Boat Festival (5th day of the 5th lunar month)

格林尼治本初子午线 格林尼治本初子午線 ge2 lin2 ni2 zhi4 ben3 chu1 zi3 wu3 xian4
the Greenwich meridian

庚午 庚午 geng1 wu3
seventh year G7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1990 or 2050

甲午 甲午 jia3 wu3
thirty-first year A7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1954 or 2014

甲午战争 甲午戰爭 jia3 wu3 zhan4 zheng1
First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)

牧神午后 牧神午後 mu4 shen2 wu3 hou4
Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune, by Claude Debussy based on poem by Stéphane Mallarmé

壬午 壬午 ren2 wu3
nineteenth year I7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2002 or 2062

晌午 晌午 shang3 wu3

上午 上午 shang4 wu3

睡午觉 睡午覺 shui4 wu3 jiao4
to have a nap

亭午 亭午 ting2 wu3
(literary) noon

头午 頭午 tou2 wu3
(dialect) morning

午安 午安 wu3 an1
Good afternoon!; Hello (daytime greeting)

午餐 午餐 wu3 can1
lunch; luncheon

午餐会 午餐會 wu3 can1 hui4

午饭 午飯 wu3 fan4

午后 午後 wu3 hou4

午觉 午覺 wu3 jiao4
siesta; afternoon nap

午马 午馬 wu3 ma3
Year 7, year of the Horse (e.g. 2002)

午前 午前 wu3 qian2
morning; a.m.

午时 午時 wu3 shi2
11 am-1 pm (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)

午睡 午睡 wu3 shui4
to take a nap; siesta

午休 午休 wu3 xiu1
noon break; lunch break; lunchtime nap

午宴 午宴 wu3 yan4
lunch banquet

午夜 午夜 wu3 ye4

戊午 戊午 wu4 wu3
fifty-fifth year E7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1978 or 2038

下午 下午 xia4 wu3
afternoon; p.m.

正午 正午 zheng4 wu3
midday; noon; noonday

中午 中午 zhong1 wu3
noon; midday

子午线 子午線 zi3 wu3 xian4