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时代
Main
English Definitionage; era; epoch; period (in one's life); Time, US weekly news magazine
Simplified Script时代
Traditional Script時代
Pinyinshídài
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄕˊ ㄉㄞˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)si4doi6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
shío'clock; time; when; hour; season; period; (Chinese surname)
dàito substitute; to act on behalf of others; to replace; generation; dynasty; age; period; (historical) era; (geological) eon

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Words With Same Head Word    
时间shíjiāntime; period
时候shíhoutime; length of time; moment; period
时期shíqīperiod; phase
时刻shíkèmoment; constantly; always
时常shíchángoften; frequently
Words With Same Tail Word    
现代xiàndàimodern times; modern age; modern era; Hyundai, South Korean company
年代niándàia decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties); age; era; period
古代gǔdàiancient times; olden times
交代jiāodàito hand over; to explain; to make clear; to brief (somebody); to account for; to justify oneself; to confess; to finish (colloquial)
后代hòudàiposterity; later periods; later ages; later generations
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