年紀

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Chinese[edit]

year
 
discipline; age; era; period; order; record
trad. (年紀)
simp. (年纪)

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

年紀

  1. age (of a person)
    年紀已經 [MSC, trad.]
    年纪已经 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā de niánjì yǐjīng bù xiǎo le. [Pinyin]
    He's not a young person anymore.

Usage notes[edit]

年齡年龄 (niánlíng) and 年紀年纪 (niánjì) are different in that the former can refer to the age of a person, plant or heavenly body, while the latter can only refer to the age of a person.

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