Sample Sentences


nián
year

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明年
míngnián。
Next year.

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yī nián
(spoken as yì nián) one year

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年年
niánnián gāo
get taller every year

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新年
xīnnián hǎo
Happy New Year

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新年快乐
xīnnián kuàilè!
Happy New Year!

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一年
yī nián
(yi1 nian2 = yi4 nian2) one year

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也许
yěxǔ yī nián。
Maybe a year.

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yī nián le。
One year.

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liǎng nián le。
Two years.

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后年
hòunián
year after next (two years from now)

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前年
qiánnián
year before last (two years ago)

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明年
míngnián
next year

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去年
qùnián
last year

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年糕
niángāo
Chinese New Year Cake

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跨年
kuànián
to step into the new year; New Year

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年货年货
bàn niánhuò、mǎi niánhuò
to prepare and shop for Chinese New Year, to buy Chinese New Year goods.

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爷爷新年好
yéye,xīnnián hǎo!
Happy New Year, Grandpa!

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半年
wǒ xué le bàn nián。
I've been studying for half a year.

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