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English Definitionperiod of time; time; time period; period
Simplified Script期间
Traditional Script期間
Pinyinqījiān, Taiwan pr. qíjiān
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧ ㄐㄧㄢ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kei4gaan1
Part of Speech(名) noun
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
a period of time; phase; stage; measure word for issues of a periodical, courses of study; time; term; period; to hope
jiānbetween; among; within a definite time or space; room; section of a room or lateral space between two pairs of pillars; measure word for rooms

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
期限qīxiàntime limit; deadline; allotted time
期望qīwàngto have expectations; to earnestly hope; expectation; hope
期中qīzhōnginterim; midterm
期待qīdàito look forward to; to await; expectation
Words With Same Tail Word    
时间shíjiāntime; period
中间zhōngjiānbetween; intermediate; mid; middle
人间rénjiānthe human world; the earth
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