surname Nian
year / CL:個|个[ge4]

= + + : Nefertiti (ni) is having lunch (午) in the anthill's kitchen (an2). Unfortunately they didn't have any cutlery left so she has to use a dinosaur bone (丨) and a flute (一) instead of fork and knife. It will take her a whole year (年) to finish her lunch this way.
grain / harvest (old) / variant of 年[nian2]

年 character breakdown

one / single / a (article) / as soon as / entire; whole; all; throughout / "one" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 1) / also pr. [yao1] for greater clarity when spelling out numbers digit by digit

Maud Younger (y) forgot her keys to the space station (Ø1), all she brought outside was her flute (一). She has no choice but to crash the door with the giant flute.
radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 2)

Mnemonic symbol: a dinosaur bone. Gitta Giraffe (gu-) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the encampment's living room ((e)n3).
vertical stroke (in Chinese characters), referred to as 豎筆|竖笔[shu4 bi3]

Mnemonic symbol: a dinosaur bone. Sheldon Shrimp (shu) found a gorgeous dinosaur bone (丨) in the space station's bathroom (Ø4) and is cracking it open to eat its bone marrow.
7th earthly branch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., noon, 5th solar month (6th June-6th July), year of the Horse / ancient Chinese compass point: 180° (south)

= 𠂉 + : Willy Walrus (w) is having lunch (午) in the space station's living room (Ø3). He was hiding it in a secret location: With a key (𠂉), he can unlock a chamber hidden in the space station's cross (十).

Characters with 年 as component

年 is not used as a component in another character.

Words with 年

one year period (in a contract or budget)
bitten by a snake in one year, fears the well rope for ten years (idiom); once bitten twice shy
once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope / once bitten, twice shy (idiom)
the whole year must be planned for in the spring (idiom) / early planning is the key to success

Sentences with 年

dé de děi
di̅ dí dì de
He's a Taoist monkey born 500 years ago.