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English Definitiondate
Simplified Script日期
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinrìqī, Taiwan pr. rìqí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄖˋ ㄑㄧ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jat6kei4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
sun; day; date, day of the month; abbr. for 日本, Japan
a period of time; phase; stage; measure word for issues of a periodical, courses of study; time; term; period; to hope

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
日子rìziday; a (calendar) date; days of one's life
日语rìyǔJapanese language
日常rìchángdaily; everyday
日程rìchéngschedule; itinerary
Words With Same Tail Word    
星期xīngqīweek; day of the week; Sunday
长期chángqīlong term; long time; long range (of a forecast)
时期shíqīperiod; phase
学期xuéqīterm; semester
初期chūqīinitial stage; beginning period
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