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
The famous Ming dynasty

The famous Ming dynasty

History

The most famous Chinese dynasty was the Ming dynasty. China built up a pre-eminent nation, with the greatest wealth, population and foreign trade. However by its end Europe had begun to make inroads in many areas and so marked a transition in world power.
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