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The Chinese word shijian - 时间 - shíjiān
(time in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

shíjiān

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English translations

time, hours

Chinese characters:


Chinese characters  ( shijian / shíjiān ) with pronunciation (English translation: time )

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时间 ( shijian / shíjiān ) is composed of these characters: (shi) , (jian)
时间 ( shijian / shíjiān ) in traditional characters
時間
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 时间 ( shijian / shíjiān ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
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).

Wo meiyou shijian liu zai zheli.
Wŏ méiyŏu shíjiān liú zài zhèlĭ.

 – English translation: I don’t have time to stay here.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

within a definite space or period of time  |  sun
时间 ( shijian / shíjiān ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 106)
Chinese words containing the word 时间 ( shijian / shíjiān ) :
chíxùshíjiān ( 持续时间 : duration )
More words that mean time in Chinese
gōngfū ( 工夫 ), hòu ( 候 ), pāi ( 拍 ), rìzi ( 日子 ), shí ( 时 ), shíhou ( 时候 ), tàng ( 趟 ), tiān ( 天 )

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