Meaning and pronunciation of 时

Simplified character
Traditional character

Definition

shí

  • o'clock
  • time
  • when
  • hour
  • season
  • period

HSK levels

Components

  • (rì): sun
  • (cùn): thumb

Characters with the same pronunciation

  • : ten; 10;
  • : real; true; honest; really; solid; fruit; seed; definitely;
  • : to pick up; to collate or arrange; ten (banker's anti-fraud numeral);
  • : rock; stone; stone inscription; one of the eight ancient musical instruments 八音[ba1 yin1];
  • : to nibble away at sth; to eat into; to erode;
  • : to know; knowledge
  • : food; animal feed; to eat; eclipse;

Sentences examples with 时

  • 你什么时候回来?
    Nǐ shénme shíhòu huílái?
  • 考试的时间很长。
    Kǎoshì de shíjiān hěn zhǎng.
  • 我们准备一起再玩(儿)一小时。
    Wǒmen zhǔnbèi yīqǐ zài wán (er) yī xiǎoshí.
  • 先生,请问您什么时候开始点菜?
    Xiānshēng, qǐngwèn nín shénme shíhòu kāishǐ diǎn cài?
  • 我回家的时候,他在睡觉。
    Wǒ huí jiā de shíhòu, tā zài shuìjiào.

Words containing 时, by HSK level

HSK 1 vocabulary list

HSK 2 vocabulary list

HSK 4 vocabulary list

HSK 5 vocabulary list

HSK 6 vocabulary list