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English Definitiono'clock; time; when; hour; season; period; (Chinese surname)
See alsoshí old variant of (from traditional character )
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Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄕˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)si4
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective, (量) measure word
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate

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Words With Same Head Word    
时间shíjiāntime; period
时候shíhoutime; length of time; moment; period
时代shídàiage; era; epoch; period (in one's life); Time, US weekly news magazine
时期shíqīperiod; phase
时刻shíkèmoment; constantly; always
Words With Same Tail Word    
同时tóngshíat the same time; simultaneously
当时dāngshíthen; at that time; while
及时jíshíin time; promptly; without delay; timely
临时línshías the time draws near; at the last moment; temporary; interim; ad hoc
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