Shi Jian 时间- Daily Mandarin Lesson

Meaning

    time; period

Pronunciation

    Tone marks: ► shí jiān
    Tone numbers: shi2 jian1

Chinese Characters

    Traditional: 時間
    Simplified: 时间

    First Character: 時 (shí) – o`clock; time; when; hour; season; period
    Second Character: 間 (jiān) – between; among; space

Examples of Shí Jiān

    ► Wǒ xiànzài méiyǒu shíjiān.
    我現在沒有時間。
    我现在没有时间。
    I don’t have any spare time right now.

    ► Chāo shì yíngyè shíjiān shì zǎoshang 8 diǎn dào wǎnshang 10 diǎn.
    超市營業時間是早上8點到晚上10點。
    超市营业时间是早上8点到晚上10点。
    The market’s business hours are from 8 in the morning to 10 at night.


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