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时间 shí jiān: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

时间 (shí jiān) English Meaning

  • time
  • period

Traditional Characters: 時間

时 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

间 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (duàn)

Sample Sentences

  • 时间到了。
    Shíjiān dàole.
    Time is up.
  • 我时间不多。
    Wǒ shíjiān bù duō.
    I don’t have much time.
  • 这需要时间。
    Zhè xūyào shíjiān.
    It takes time.
  • 时间就是金钱。
    Shíjiān jiùshì jīnqián.
    Time is money.
  • 他能善用时间。
    Tā néng shàn yòng shíjiān.
    He makes good use of his time.

Stroke Order & Character Components

时 (shí): o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period

  •  (rì): sun
  •  (cùn): thumb

间 (jiān): between; among; within a definite time or space; room; section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars; classifier for rooms

  •  (mén): gate
  •  (rì): sun

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 时

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 间

HSK 2 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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