suì year; age

Made up of [ shān mountain radical 46, sunset; evening radical 36]
Alternative traditional form of character:

Note

Simplified from a 'walking' and phonetic, the simpler form uses 'mountain' and 'sunset' suggesting passage of time

Related characters


Using shān : dǎo (island) àn (bank)
Using : wài (outside) yè (night) míng (name) duō (many) duō (many)

Different tone

suī (although) suī (rap) suí (Sui) suí

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Pronunciation

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Also

岁时 suì shí seasons
Warring States

Warring States

History

The second part of the Zhou dynasty was known for incessant warfare between kingdoms. It was time of great importance to China as the philosophical traditions were developed that went on to dominate the next two thousand years. The first unification of China as a large nation state then followed.
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