Meaning of 杪

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Pinyin: miǎo
English Definition: the limit; tip of branch
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Ideographic: The tip of a branch ; also provides the pronunciation
Character Formation:
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    • [ ] tree; wood, lumber; wooden
    • [ shǎo ] few, little; less; inadequate
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Example Words
月杪 yuè miǎo last few days of the month
年杪岁卒 nián miǎo suì by the end of the year (idiom)
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Example Sentences
In late 1943, the allies were fighting their way up from southern Italy towards Rome when they encountered fierce resistance around Monte Cassino.
Yes to local to long, of all things foreign colonization, spring sprouted, summer all kinds of fruits, fresh autumn and storing vegetables, taking the limit in winter, thinking that private capital.