Gender Masculine
Scripts 伏羲(Chinese)
Pronounced Pron. /fu.ɕi/(Chinese)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From Chinese () meaning "prostrate, lying down" and (), a character that refers to the god himself. In Chinese mythology Fuxi is the twin brother and husband of Nüwa. He is said to have taught humans how to hunt and cook, as well as devising the trigrams. He is sometimes depicted with the body of a snake.


Entry added December 7, 2022