時間

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Noun[edit]

時間

  1. (uncountable) time; the inevitable passing of events from future to present then past.
    • 時間 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      Shíjiān cuī rén lǎo. [Pinyin]
      Time ages us.
    • 時間來得及 [Beijing Mandarin, MSC, trad.]
      Shíjiān hái láidejí. [Pinyin]
      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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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 2
かん
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Noun[edit]

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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時間 (hiragana じかん, romaji -jikan)

  1. hour-long periods; school hours

References[edit]

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

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

時間 (sigan) (hangeul 시간)

  1. Hanja form? of 시간, “time, an hour or hours”.

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this word

Noun[edit]

時間

  1. Hán tự form of thời gian, "time"