wǎn evening

Made up of [ sun; day radical 72, miǎn to escape; to exempt; to remove or dismiss from office ]
Made with 11 strokes.
The sun gives idea of setting sun in evening, 'mian' was originally the phonetic

Related characters


Also uses component: bái (bright) céng (once) chāng (prosperous) chūn (spring) dàn (dawn) hūn (to marry) jiàn (gap) jiān (between) jǐng (bright) jiù (old) míng (bright) mò (do not) pǔ (general) qíng (clear sky) shì (is) shí (time) shǔ (heat) xiāng (fragrant) xīng (star) yáng (yang) yì (easy) yīn (sound) yǐng (picture) zǎo (early) zhào (according to) zhě (in process of) zhuō (table) zuì (most) zuó (previous)

Different tone

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

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Pronunciation

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Proverbs

大器晚成 dà qì wǎn chéng It takes a long time and great care to make something worthwhile. An admonishment to persevere in studies or work. Often used to describe late developing talent.

Phrases

wǎn shàng Evening