点钟

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 點鐘

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin diǎnzhōng
Zhuyin ㄉㄧㄢˇ ㄓㄨㄥ
IPA (key) /ti̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ ʈ͡ʂʊŋ⁵⁵/

Noun[edit]

点钟 (simplified, Pinyin diǎnzhōng, traditional 點鐘)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) o’clock
  2. hour

Min Nan[edit]

simpl.
trad. 點鐘

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ tɪɛm˥˥tɕiŋ˥˥ ]

Noun[edit]

点钟 (simplified, POJ tiám-cheng, traditional 點鐘, simplified 点钟)

  1. hour

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike Mandarin, this word is not used for o'clock in Min Nan. For o'clock, simply use tiám (ex. saⁿ-tiám = 3 o'clock).

See also[edit]