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Meaning of 期

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Pinyin:
English Definition: a period of time; phase; stage; classifier for issues of a periodical, courses of study; time; term; period; to hope; Taiwan pr. [qi2]
Chinese Definition:
①规定的时间,或一段时间:定期。限期。期限。学期。
②量词,用于刊物或其他分期的事物:第五期。
③盼望,希望:期望。期冀。期盼。期待。
④限度:“征敛无期求索无度”。
⑤必,决定:“期死,非勇也”。
⑥(期颐)指人活到一百岁。
⑦地质学上指在一个国境内或一个大区域内,小于“世”的地质年代单位。

Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (moon) conveys the meaning.
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Example Words
时期 shí period; phase; Classifiers:
期间 jiān period of time; time; time period; period; Classifiers:
长期 cháng long term; long time; long range (of a forecast)
日期 date; Classifiers:
同期 tóng the corresponding time period (in a different year etc); concurrent; synchronous
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