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The Chinese word you shihou - 有时候 - yŏu shíhou
(sometimes in Chinese)

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yŏu shíhou

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English translations

at whiles, now and then, occasionally, once in a while

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( you shihou / yŏu shíhou ) with pronunciation (English translation: sometimes )

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有时候 ( you shihou / yŏu shíhou ) is composed of these characters: (you) , (shi) , (hou)
有时候 ( you shihou / yŏu shíhou ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 有时候 ( you shihou / yŏu shíhou ) Writing in Pinyin
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Wo you shihou qi zixingche shangxue.
Wŏ yŏu shíhou qí zìxíngchē shàngxué.
 – English translation: Sometimes, I go to school by bike.

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time  |  there is
有时候 ( you shihou / yŏu shíhou ) belongs to the 1000 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 688)
More words that mean sometimes in Chinese
shí ( 时 ), yŏushí ( 有时 )

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