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

Southern oasis

When northern China was overrun by Khitans and then Mongols 800 years ago the Imperial Song family moved to Hangzhou. It proved to be a peaceful and prosperous time for 150 years. Some scenes of Hangzhou are to be found in the long corridors of the Summer Palace, Beijing.
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