夕陽

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ゆう
Grade: 1

Grade: 3
kun'yomi

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Noun[edit]

夕陽 (hiragana ゆうひ, romaji yūhi)

  1. the setting sun

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 夕阳
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin xīyáng
Zhuyin ㄒㄧ ㄧㄤˊ
IPA (key) /ɕi⁵⁵ i̯ɑŋ³⁵/

Noun[edit]

夕陽 (traditional, Pinyin xīyáng, simplified 夕阳)

  1. the setting sun; sunset
  2. (figuratively) old age
  3. (literary, by extension) the western side of a mountain or hill (the side that faces the setting sun)

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