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The Chinese word jidian - 几点 - jĭdiăn
(what time in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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English translation

what time

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( jidian / jĭdiăn ) with pronunciation (English translation: what time )
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几点 ( jidian / jĭdiăn ) is composed of these characters: (ji) , (dian)
几点 ( jidian / jĭdiăn ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 几点 ( jidian / jĭdiăn ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Xianzai ji dian le?
Xiànzaì jĭ diăn le?

 – English translation: What time is it now?

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