sunset; evening

Similar looking characters : dāi (bad)
Made with 3 strokes.
Crescent moon emerging from behind a mountain
Ancient small seal form Small seal

Sounds same

西 (west) (to bestow)

Different tone

(to practice) (box; bag) (to be fond of) (to wash) (system)


Index 36 used in: duō (many) ; duō (many) ; jiāng (will) ; luó (gauze) ; míng (name) ; suì (year) ; wài (outside) ; (night)

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


一朝一夕 yī zhāo yī xī A short space of time. Something transient that will soon pass.


七夕节 Qīxìjié Chinese Valentines Festival