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The Cantonese word si - 时 - si4
(time in Cantonese)





Romanization (Jyutping)

si4

English translations

time, hour, often, sometimes, age, opportunity,
present, occasionally

Chinese character (simplified) and stroke order animation"How do I write 时 ( si4 ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
This Cantonese dictionary shows you the correct stroke order as an animation for all individual characters so you can learn and understand how to write the character correctly.
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时 ( si / si4 ) in traditional characters
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Character complexity
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is composed of 7 strokes and therefore is of low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

often  |  time zone
时 ( si / si4 ) belongs to the 50 most common Chinese characters (rank 29)
More words that mean time in Cantonese
hau6 ( 候 ), paak3 ( 拍 ), tin1 ( 天 ), tong3 ( 趟 )

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