岁 - Dong Chinese dictionary

suì

year

Phonosemantic compound. represents the meaning and represents the sound. The simplified character was adapted from the cursive form of the traditional character .

Components
山 simplified component

  Simplified component

shān

  

mountain

Shorthand for the component in the traditional character .

夕 simplified component

  Simplified component

  

evening

Shorthand for the component in the traditional character .

Evolution

岁 Oracle script (~1250-1000 BC)

Oracle script

(~1250-1000 BC)
岁 Bronze script Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)

Bronze script

Early Western Zhou (~1000 BC)
岁 Seal script Shuowen (~100 AD)

Seal script

Shuowen (~100 AD)
岁 Clerical script Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)

Clerical script

Eastern Han dynasty (25-220 AD)
岁 Traditional script Modern

Traditional script

Modern
岁 Simplified script Modern

Simplified script

Modern
Definitions

() 

suì

variant of |[suì], year; years old

() 

suì

year; age; harvest; classifier for years (of age); year (of crop harvests)

Most common words with 岁
Freq.
Word
Meaning

year

万岁

Your Majesty

岁月

years

岁数

age (number of years old)

贺岁

to pay a New Year's visit

Component uses

Sound component in 3 characters