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Measure Words: Time

Please Note:  The measure words listed below may have other uses in Mandarin, but this list specifically addresses use with respect to Time.


dài

Generation, era.


fēn

Time (minute).

个 / 個

Unit of time, i.e. hour, week, month, decade, century, etc.


miǎo

Time (seconds).


nián

Year.


Day, used in literature and news articles.


tiān

Day.

周 / 週
zhōu

Week, used in literature and news articles.

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