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)

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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
Symbols and Motifs

Symbols and Motifs

Culture

Chinese arts and handicrafts are full of hidden symbols. Bats, goldfish, peonies and bees all give a specific meaning to a painting or decoration. Exploring the world of Chinese symbolism opens up a whole new layer of appreciation.

yì to recollect; to remember; memory

Made up of [ yǐ hidden; concealed; small radical 5, xīn heart radical 61]
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