有時

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Chinese[edit]

 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
 
o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period
trad. (有時)
simp. (有时)
Literally: “there are times when”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

有時

  1. sometimes, at times, now and then
    11月份以來蔬菜進價實在有時一個星期5 [MSC, trad.]
    11月份以来蔬菜进价实在有时一个星期5 [MSC, simp.]
    From: 2010: 新华网, 市民绿化带种菜应对涨价
    11 yuèfèn yǐlái shūcài jìnjià shízài zhàng de tài kuài le, yǒushí yī tiān yī jià, yīge xīngqī jiù néng zhàng 5 máo. [Pinyin]
    The purchase price of vegetables since November has really been rocketing. Sometimes the prices change on a daily basis, and it can increase by 50 cents within a week.
    有時一個遲到約會有時小步慢走東張西望漫無目標 [MSC, trad.]
    有时一个迟到约会有时小步慢走东张西望漫无目标 [MSC, simp.]
    From: 2010: 网易新闻, 穿过城市的夜晚
    yǒushí zǒu de hěn kuài, xiàng yào qù gǎn yīge chídào de yuēhuì; yǒushí xiǎobù mànzǒu, dōngzhāng xīwàng, mànwú mùbiāo. [Pinyin]
    Sometimes I walk very fast as if I was late for a date; sometimes I loiter, gaze around, without a certain destination in mind.