• suì

    ㄙㄨㄟˋ

    age(years)

    year, years old

    • shān

      ㄕㄢ

      mountain

      surname Shan, hill

    • ㄒㄧ

      dusk

      evening, Taiwan pr.

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The sun sets below the mountain each evening. When the sun sets, a day has passed, so this means it is talking about time and age.

by DCt

Oh my goodness i am 100 years in age (ps, im dead)

The sun sets behind the mountain every night. Every time the sun sets, you have lived for another day. This symbolizes the passing of time and age.

by Cinta

Words

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suì yuè

ㄙㄨㄟˋ ㄩㄝˋ

age(years) + moon

years, time

suì

ㄏㄜˋ ㄙㄨㄟˋ

congratulate + age(years)

to extend New Year's greetings, to pay a New Year's visit

shoǔ suì

ㄕㄡˇ ㄙㄨㄟˋ

guard + age(years)

to see in the New Year