YellowBridge Chinese Language & Culture
Chinese Language Center

Learn Mandarin Mandarin-English Dictionary & Thesaurus

New Search

English Definitiontime limit; deadline; allotted time
Simplified Script期限
Traditional ScriptSame
Pinyinqīxiàn, Taiwan pr. qíxiàn
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧ ㄒㄧㄢˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)kei4haan6
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=6; 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
xiànlimit; bound; to set a limit (on)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
期间qījiānperiod of time; time; time period; period
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    
无限wúxiànunlimited; unbounded
有限yǒuxiànlimited; finite
局限júxiànto limit; to confine; to restrict something within set boundaries
界限jièxiànboundary; marginal
权限quánxiànscope of authority; extent of power; (access etc) privileges
Derived Words or Phrases    
Similar-sounding Words    
Wildcard: Use * as placeholder for 0 or more
Chinese characters or pinyin syllables