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

< Previous suí Next sūn >

Pronunciation

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Also

岁时 suì shí seasons
Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Understanding the Date and Time in Chinese

Language

Once you know the numbers 1 to 12 it is easy to understand the date and time in Chinese.
Chinese proverb

Proverb

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Cháng jiāng yǒu sī wú rì, mò jiāng wú shí xiǎng yǒu shí [chang jiang you ri si wu ri, mo jiang wu shi xiang you shi]
normal support has day think nothing day, noone support nothing time think has time
When rich there is time to think all day, when poor there is no time to think
When rich, you have time to dream, but do not dream of riches when you are poor
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