Meaning of 久

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Pinyin: jiǔ
English Definition: (long) time; (long) duration of time
Chinese Definition:

Total strokes: 3; Radical: 丿
Character Formation:
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Example Words:
不久 [ jiǔ ]: not long (after); before too long; soon; soon after
不久前 [ jiǔ qián ]: not long ago
持久 [ chí jiǔ ]: lasting; enduring; persistent; permanent; protracted; endurance; persistence; to last long
悠久 [ yōu jiǔ ]: long (tradition, history etc)
好久 [ hǎo jiǔ ]: quite a while
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