nián
n. year; New Year
Other meanings
[nián]   char. age; period of life; annual; period in history; things of or for the New Year
    dry (for )
丿    slash (for )
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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qù nián
n. last year
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yì nián yǒu sì gè jì jié
phr. There are four seasons in a year.
guò nián
v. celebrate the Chinese New Year
sān nián
n. three years