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Kanji Detail for 孟 - "first month of the season, eldest brother"

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    孟 means "first month of the season, eldest brother."

    1. The eldest of brothers in terms of age. This is usually expressed as "孟・仲・季" from the oldest to the youngest.

    2. The beginning of a season or era. This is usually referring to the first month of each of the four seasons (spring, summer, autumn, and winter).

    3. To strive or make an effort.

    4. To be brave or courageous.

    5. An abbreviation of "孟子(Mencious)".

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