Phonosemantic compound. 步 represents the meaning and 戉 represents the sound. The simplified character 岁 was adapted from the cursive form of the traditional character 歲.
山 Simplified component
Shorthand for the 步 component in the traditional character 歲.
夕 Simplified component
Shorthand for the 戉 component in the traditional character 歲.
variant of 歲|岁[suì], year; years old
year; age; harvest; classifier for years (of age); year (of crop harvests)
age (number of years old)
to pay a New Year's visit
Sound component in 3 characters
秽 刿 哕
Make Me a Hanzi
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