wǎn evening

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


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

Related characters

Using : míng (bright) shì (is) xiāng (fragrant) chūn (spring) chāng (prosperous) mò (do not) shǔ (heat) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) qíng (clear sky) jiàn (gap) bái (bright) jǐng (bright) céng (once) yīn (sound) jiù (old) zuì (most) yì (easy) zuó (previous) dàn (dawn) zǎo (early) shí (time)

Different tone

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

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晚上 wǎn shàng evening

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The master calligrapher Wang Xizhi 303 - 361 is considered the “Sage of calligraphy”. The art of writing Chinese characters continues to be a well respected tradition. Fine examples of writing by famous calligraphers can achieve very high prices.
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