Interpretation of 月

月depicts a crescent. Aside from "The Moon", "月" also means "month". This is because in the traditional Chinese calendar, the phase of the moon used to determine the length of a month.

Vocabulary of 月

明月(bright moon), 新月(crescent moon), 一月(January), 二月(Feburary), 十二月(December)

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