Meaning of 夕

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English Definition: dusk; evening; Taiwan pr. [xi4]
Total strokes: 3; Radical:
Pictographic: A crescent moon
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Example Words:
除夕 [ chú ]: lunar New Year's Eve
夕阳 [ yáng ]: sunset; the setting sun
前夕 [ qián ]: eve; the day before
夕阳西下 [ yáng xià ]: the sun sets in the west (idiom)
一夕数惊 [ shù jīng ]: one scare after another (idiom); in a constant state of tension
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