西 xī west
NoteA representation of a bird on a nest, and hence the direction of the evening sun when birds roost on their nests
Number of strokes 6
Index 146 used in: 要 yào (want)
Sounds same夕 xī (sunset)
Different tone习 xí (to practice)
匸 xǐ (box; bag)
喜 xǐ (to be fond of)
系 xì (system)
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东奔西走 dōng bēn xī zǒu
Be busy; bustling about
情人眼里出西施 qíng ren yǎn lǐ chū xī shī
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
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