Meaning of 秋

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(Trad.: 鞦)
Pinyin: qiū
English Definition: autumn; fall; harvest time; see 秋千
Total strokes: 9; Radical:
Ideographic: The time of year when farmers would burn crops
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] cereal, grain, rice; plant, stalk
    • [ huǒ ] fire, flame; to burn; anger, rage
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Example Words:
秋榜 [ qiū bǎng ]: results of the autumn imperial examinations
秋天 [ qiū tiān ]: autumn; Classifiers:
春秋 [ chūn qiū ]: Spring and Autumn Period (770-476 BC); Spring and Autumn Annals, chronicle of Lu State (722-481 BC)
春秋 [ chūn qiū ]: spring and autumn; four seasons; year; a person's age; annals (used in book titles)
秋季 [ qiū ]: autumn; fall
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