wǎn evening

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, miǎn to escape; to exempt; to remove or dismiss from office ]

Note

The sun gives idea of setting sun in evening, 'mian' was originally the phonetic
Number of strokes: 11

Related characters


Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) qíng (clear sky) shì (is) shí (time) shǔ (heat) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) yǐng (picture) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most) zuó (previous)

Different tone

wān (bowl) wán (toy) wàn (ten thousand)

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Pronunciation

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Phrases

wǎn shàng Evening
Chinese proverb

Proverb

,旁观
Dāng jú zhě mí, páng guān zhě qīng [dang ju zhe mi, pang guan zhe qing]
equal game other be confused, side observe other clear
Spectators get a better appreciation of the game than the players
If too closely involved may not see all the issues involved
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