10th earthly branch: 5-7 p.m., 8th solar month (8th September-7th October), year of the Rooster / ancient Chinese compass point: 270° (west)

= + : The rooster and Maud Younger are taking part in a re-enactment in the outhouse. They re-enact former times by getting up with sunrise; the rooster stands on top of the sun and crows so that everybody gets up, and Maud Younger plays a traditional sihu fiddle.

酉 character breakdown

one / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire; whole; all; throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) / also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit

Maud Younger (y) forgot her keys to the space station (Ø1), all she brought outside was her flute (一). She has no choice but to crash the door with the giant flute.
surname Wu
cut off the feet / rising to a height / towering / bald

= + : Mnemonic symbol: A 胡兀尔, a kind of Chinese fiddle with four strings, more commonly known as 四胡.

= + : Sun Wukong is playing his 胡兀尔 in the space station's bathroom, but he's deliberatly playing very badly in order to annoy Willy Walrus. Willy Walrus is so annoyed that he threatens to cut off Sun Wukong's feet with a flute if he doesn't stop.
abbr. for 日本[Ri4 ben3], Japan
sun / day / date, day of the month

= + : Robinson Crusoe (r) is hiding from the sun (日) in an enclosure (囗) full of flutes (一) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4).
the West / abbr. for Spain 西班牙[Xi1 ban1 ya2] / Spanish

西 = + : The wild west is largely recognized by the symbol of the cowboy hat.

西 = + : Marie Curie has gone crazy from the loneliness in space. In front of the space station, she sits inside of a large wooden box, wearing a cowboy hat and playing a 胡兀尔 fiddle, thinking that she's participating in a square dance in the wild west.

Characters with 酉 as component

wine (esp. rice wine) / liquor / spirits / alcoholic beverage / CL:杯[bei1],瓶[ping2],罐[guan4],桶[tong3],缸[gang1]

= + : The rooster and Maud Younger are downing some baijiu in the outhouse. Maud Younger doesn't notice though that the rooster is hiding a bottle of water behind him and every time when Maud is not looking he replaces his booze with water.
to join / to fit / to mate / to mix / to match / to deserve / to make up (a prescription) / to allocate

= + : Pinocchio (p) helps the rooster (酉) build a new nest in the Eiffel Tower's bathroom (ei4). They collected a heap of matches (配) and are now in the process of arranging the matches with butcher's hooks (己) so that the nest nicely fits (配) to the rooster's back.
to wake up / to be awake / to become aware / to sober up / to come to

= + : A rooster (酉) is waking up (醒) Marie Curie (xi) in the engine ((e)ng3) just as the sun rises. Marie is very upset and throws a satellite (星) at the rooster to make him stop.
sour / tart / sick at heart / grieved / sore / aching / pedantic / impractical / to make sarcastic remarks about sb / an acid

= + : The rooster (酉) and Susan Saint Bernard (su) where once friends, but recently they haven been fighting over a lover. Because they are both wuxia (夋) superheroes, they have been fighting for three days in front of the anthill (an1) without determining a winner. Finally they decide to settle their sour (酸) dispute and share a tart (酸) tarte to renew their friendship.

= + : Zapatista Zebra (zu), the rooster (酉) and the soldier (卒) all drank too much (醉). Now, they are standing on top of each other (like the town musicians of Bremen: the rooster on top of the soldier, the soldier on top of the zebra) and puking into the Eiffel Tower's toilet (ei4) in turns.
tribal chief

= + : The tribal chief (酋) holds a gathering in the outhouse's kitchen (ou2). He is meditating together with the Queen of Hearts (qi), the rooster (酉), and the crocodile with mean eyes (丷).
ruthless / strong (e.g. of wine) / (loanword) cool / hip

= + : Karl Koala (ku) got a new cool (酷) LED panel (告) to wake him up in the morning in the space station's bathroom (Ø4). The rooster (酉) thinks it is so cruel (酷) because to wake up Karl was his favorite activity.
vinegar / jealousy (in love rivalry)

= + : Because Kitty Cat (cu) is chasing the rooster (酉) so often it decided to take revenge. In the space station's bathroom (Ø4) Kitty Cat is about to enjoy a milkshake (昔) into which the rooster poured a good shot of vinegar (醋).
thick paste of fermented soybean / marinated in soy paste / paste / jam

= + + : Joan of Arc (ji) spilled a bottle of soy sauce (酱) in the anglepod's bathroom (ang4). She quickly covers the mess with sawdust (丬), but there are already a few bats (夕) and roosters (酉) licking up the soy sauce.
alcohol / wine with high alcohol content / rich / pure / good wine / sterols
old variant of 醇[chun2]

Words with 酉

thirty-fourth year D10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1957 or 2017
twenty-second year B10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2005 or 2065
forty-sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
tenth year J10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1993 or 2053
fifty-eighth year H10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1981 or 2041
5-7 pm (in the system of two-hour subdivisions used in former times)
Youyang Tujia and Miao Autonomous County in Chongqing
Youyang Miao and Tujia autonomous county in Qianjiang suburbs of Chongqing municipality
Youyang Miao and Tujia autonomous county in Qianjiang suburbs of Chongqing municipality

Sentences with 酉

酉 currently does not appear in any sentence.