桑榆

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: mulberry and elm trees

During the evening time, the sun shines through the leaves of the mulberry and elm trees. As a result, this phrase has come to be associated with the evening.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

桑榆

  1. mulberry and elm trees
  2. evening

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