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English Definitionsometimes; now and then
Simplified Script有时
Traditional Script有時
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄡˇ ㄕˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jau5si4
Part of Speech(副) adverb
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
yǒuto have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
shío'clock; time; when; hour; season; period; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
有些yǒuxiēsome; somewhat
有名yǒumíngfamous; well-known
有的yǒude(there are) some (who are...); some (exist)
有意思yǒu yìsiinteresting; meaningful; enjoyable; fun
有关yǒuguānto have something to do with; to relate to; related to; to concern; concerning
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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