開演

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Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

開演 (hiragana かいえん, romaji kaien)

  1. start time of a performance

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 开演
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin kāiyǎn
Zhuyin ㄎㄞ ㄧㄢˇ
IPA (key) /kʰaɪ̯⁵⁵ i̯ɛn²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

Verb[edit]

開演 (traditional, Pinyin kāiyǎn, simplified 开演)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) to begin (a play, movie etc.)