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The Chinese word yixia - 一下 - yīxià
(a little while in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: In this special case, one of the tones is pronounced differently than the (written) Pinyin phonetic script indicates. This phenomenon is called Tone sandhi.

English translations

a little while, at one stroke, one time,
all at once, once, all of a sudden

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( yixia / yīxià ) with pronunciation (English translation: a little while )

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一下 ( yixia / yīxià ) is composed of these characters: (yi) , (xia)
The traditional Chinese characters of yīxià are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

one  |  wait a moment
一下 ( yixia / yīxià ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 223)
Chinese words containing the word 一下 ( yixia / yīxià ) :
yīxiàr ( 一下儿 : a little while ), yīxiàzi ( 一下子 : all of a sudden )
More words that mean a little while in Chinese
yīxiàr ( 一下儿 ), yí huìr ( 一会儿 )
More words that mean at one stroke in Chinese
yīxiàr ( 一下儿 )

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