See also: 光阴

ChineseEdit

light; ray; bright
 
(of weather) overcast; Yin; feminine; moon; cloudy; negative (electric.); shady
trad. (光陰)
simp. (光阴)
Literally: “bright and dark; light and shade”.

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

光陰

  1. (figuratively) time (the limited time available in a person's life)
  2. (Dungan) time; age; era
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ясыр Шывазы
      Вәмўсы минда шонян / Совет гуонйиншонди, / Зэ кэхуарди гуйтўни
      Vəmwsɨ minda šoni͡an / Sovi͡ət guonyinšondi, / Ze kehuardi guytwni
      我們是命大少年 Совет 光陰上的 在開花兒的國土裡
      We are fortunate youths / Of the Soviet age / Within blossoming territory

SynonymsEdit

  • (time: the limited time in available in a person's life): (literary) 日力 (rìlì), 時光时光 (shíguāng)
  • (time; age; era):

Derived termsEdit