日 (ri4, mi4) means sun; Japan; day; date; day of the month; Japanese; daily; daytime. It is very much similar to 曰 (yue1) means to say; to speak; KangXi radical 73.
[hana-code-insert name=’StumbleUpon’ /][hana-code-insert name=’Reddit’ /]Both of these Chinese words can be considered as two storey characters but in the first word there is no way to go up and in the second character the middle line is short, you may consider this as the way to go up. First character can be remembered by considering the words “RIsing SUN” and the second word by considering the words “You say” (You is almost similar in sound to Yue).
天 (tian1) means sky; day; heaven; celestial; god. 夭 (yao1, yao3, wo4, wai1) means to die prematurely; gentle; tender; die young; fresh-looking; young.
Both of these Chinese words are similar except the top horizontal line, which is slightly curved in the second word.
未 (wei4) means not yet; 1-3 p.m.; 8th earthly branch; did not; have not; not; 8th terrestrial branch; the eighth earthly branch; no. 末 (mo4, mie4) means end; final stage; latter part; final; insignificant; last.
Both of these words are similar to the word 天 (mentioned above) but they have a vertical line in the middle. First word has long middle horizontal line while the second word has long top horizontal line.