月, the Moon, serves as semantic or phonetic component to form characters. When月 serves as semantic component it is mainly on the right side of a character. Characters formed by the semantic component moon express meanings related to moon, light, time, weather, etc.
Characters formed by the phonetic component flesh 月
刖 蚏 抈 跀 枂 yuè
Characters formed by the semantic component flesh 月
on the right side: 明阴期朔朗朝
See also the component flesh 月