xī sunset; evening

Note

Crescent moon emerging from behind a mountain
Number of strokes 3

Radical

Index 36 used in: wài (outside) ; yè (night) ; suì (year) ; míng (name) ; duō (many) ; duō (many)

< Previous radical 34 zhǐ Next radical 37 >

Sounds same

西 xī (west)

Different tone

xí (to practice) xǐ (box; bag) xǐ (to be fond of) xì (system)

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stroke order for 夕
Stroke order for character 夕, kindly provided under Wikimedia creative commons license

Also

七夕节 Qīxìjié Chinese Valentines Festival

jīn axe; measure of weight; kati

Origin

Picture of an axe, hence division and so a weight measure

Radical

Index 69 used in: used in: xīn (new) ; tīng (to listen)
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Culture

The most versatile of plants is the bamboo, it is used for food, baskets, tubes, scaffolding, musical instruments and more. In China it even forms some of the forests.
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