qiú autumn

Made up of [ grain radical 115, huǒ fire radical 86]

Note

Combines the character for 'grain' and 'fire' suggesting ripening of grain in the heat of late summer
Number of strokes: 9

Related characters


Also uses component: ǎi (low) chéng (to ride) 稿 gǎo (manuscript) hé (together) jì (season) lì (sharp) shuì (taxes) xiāng (fragrant) zū (to hire)
Also uses huǒ component: dēng (lamp) kǎo (to roast) miè (to extinguish) pào (cannon) zāi (disaster) zhà (to explode)

Sounds same

qiú (ball) qiú (to beat) qiú (to seek)

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Pronunciation

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stroke order for 秋
Stroke order for character 秋, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

People

秋瑾 Qiu Jin

Proverbs

老气横秋 laǒ qì héng qiū No longer youthful
一日三秋 yī rì sān qiū To miss somebody very much
月到中秋分外明, 每逢佳节倍思亲 yuè dào zhōng qiū fèn wài míng, měi féng jiā jié bèi sī qīn Longing to see family from far away

Also

中秋节 Zhōngqiūjié Mid Autumn Festival

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