時間

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
かん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

NounEdit

時間 (hiragana じかん, romaji jikan)

  1. Time.
    時間 (じかん) (なん)ですか。
    Jikan wa nan desu ka.
    What is the time?
  2. An hour.
     (なん)時間 (じかん)もかかりそうです。
    nan jikan mo kakari sō desu.
    Apparently it will take many hours.

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CounterEdit

時間 (hiragana じかん, romaji -jikan)

  1. hour-long periods; school hours

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 时间
trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin shíjiān
Zhuyin ㄕˊ ㄐㄧㄢ
IPA (key) /ʂʐ̩³⁵ t͡ɕi̯ɛn⁵⁵/
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NounEdit

時間 (traditional, Pinyin shíjiān, simplified 时间)

  1. (uncountable) time; the inevitable passing of events from future to present then past.
    时间
    shíjiān cuī rén lǎo
    Time ages us.
    时间来得及
    shíjiān hái láidejí
    All in good time.
  2. (uncountable) time; a quantity of availability in time
  3. (countable) time; a measurement of a quantity of time; a numerical indication of a length of time

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Min NanEdit

simpl. 时间
trad.

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NounEdit

時間 (traditional, POJ sî-kan, traditional 時間, simplified 时间)

  1. (uncountable) time; the inevitable passing of events from future to present then past.
  2. (uncountable) time; a quantity of availability in time
  3. (countable) time; a measurement of a quantity of time; a numerical indication of a length of time

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 22:20