已經

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 已经
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yǐjīng
Zhuyin ㄧˇ ㄐㄧㄥ
IPA (key) /i²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ t͡ɕiŋ⁵⁵/
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Adverb[edit]

已經 (traditional, Pinyin yǐjīng, simplified 已经)

  1. already (often omitted when translated into idiomatic English)
    已經沒有感覺
    xīn yǐjīng zǒule, méiyǒu gǎnjué le, shì bùshì wǒ bù zài ài tā le?
    My heart's turned cold, the feeling's gone - is it because I don't love him anymore?
    哥們兒已經
    gēmenr, nǐ yǐjīng zǒule méi?
    Dude, have you left already?
    當地監獄空位已經告罄
    dāngdì jiānyù de kòngwèi yǐjīng gàoqìng
    Local prison vacancies have already been exhausted.
  2. anymore
    已經辦法忍受
    wǒ yǐjīng méi bànfǎ rěnshòu le!
    I can't take it anymore!

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 已经
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

已經 (traditional, POJ í-keng, traditional 已經, simplified 已经)

  1. already