"Date" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 rì qī date / CL:個|个[ge4]
 rì zi day / a (calendar) date / days of one's life
 jiāo wǎng to associate (with) / to have contact (with) / to hang out (with) / to date / (interpersonal) relationship / association / contact
 yuē huì appointment / engagement / date / CL:次[ci4],個|个[ge4] / to arrange to meet
 qì jīn so far / to date / until now
 rì tóu sun (dialect) / daytime / date
 hǎi zǎo date (fruit)
 yuē huì diàn yǐng date
 dào xiàn zài up until now / to date
 dào mù qián up until now / to date
 yuē huì duì xiàng partner for dating / a date (boyfriend or girlfriend)
 tí qián to shift to an earlier date / to do sth ahead of time / in advance
 yǒu xiào qī period of validity / sell-by date
 xiāng yuē to agree (on a meeting place, date etc) / to reach agreement / to make an appointment
 dēng pào light bulb / see also 電燈泡|电灯泡[dian4 deng1 pao4] / third-wheel or unwanted third party spoiling a couple's date (slang) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 guò shí old-fashioned / out of date / to be later than the time stipulated or agreed upon
 xiāng qīn blind date / arranged interview to evaluate a proposed marriage partner (Taiwan pr. [xiang4 qin1]) / to be deeply attached to each other
 chū shēng rì qī date of birth
 shí rì time / auspicious time / time and date / long period of time / this day
 qiāo dìng to come to a decision / to fix on (a date etc) / to determine / to finalize / to nail down (a deal etc)
 pāi tuō (dialect) to date sb
 gōng qī time allocated for a project / completion date
 yuǎn qī long-term / at a fixed date in the future (e.g. for repayment) / abbr. for 遠期合約|远期合约[yuan3 qi1 he2 yue1]
 bǎo zhì qī date of use (on foodstuffs) / best before date
 hóng zǎo jujube / red date
 zhuī sù lit. to go upstream / to trace sth back to / to date from
 yǐ to use / by means of / according to / in order to / because of / at (a certain date or place)
 dào qī rì closing date (of contract) / maturity (of an investment bond)
 zé rì to fix a date (for an event) / to select an auspicious date
 jiāo huò qī delivery time (time between ordering goods and receiving the delivery) / date of delivery
 luò kuǎn inscription with name, date, or short sentence, on a painting, gift, letter etc
 huì qī the duration of a conference / the period over which a conference (or expo etc) is held / session / the date of a meeting
 lǎo diào yá very old / obsolete / out of date
 rì sun / day / date, day of the month
 zǎo shù jujube tree / date tree / Zizyphus vulgaris / CL:棵[ke1]
 suān zǎo sour date (Ziziphus jujuba var. spinosa)
 kāi bá to set out (of troops) / departure / start date (of military expedition)
 bǎo xiān qī shelf life / freshness date
 shān zhū yú Cornus officinalis / sour mountain date / herb associated with longevity
 rì chuō date stamp
 hòu huì wú qī to meet again at unspecified date / meeting postponed indefinitely
 qīng zǎo blue or green jujube / Chinese green date
 wèn míng to enquire, according to custom, after the name and horoscope of intended bride / one of a set of six traditional marriage protocols (六禮|六礼), in which name as well as date and time of birth (for horoscope) are formally requested of the prospective bride's family
线 guó jì rì qī biàn gēng xiàn international date line
 shī xiào rì qī expiry date (of document)
 nián gēng date and time of a person's birth / age
 pī bā zì to have one's fortune read / system of fortune telling based on a person's date and time of birth, according to 干支 / (sexagenary cycle)
·  cable sent on given date / n日電|n日电 / means news item of nth of the month
 yǒu xiào qī nèi within the period of validity / before the sell-by date
 qiān fā rì qī date of issue (of document)
 yuē chū to ask sb out (on a date etc)
 kǎo qī the exam period / the exam date
 xíng qī departure date / time to leave
 tiáo zhǔn to adjust to the right value / to tune / to focus (a camera etc) / to set (the date, the time) to the correct value
 yóu chuō rì qī postmark date
 shā zǎo bito tree / desert date
 yǒu xiào rì qī effective date / date of effect
  reference epoch / epoch date / epoch
  mission inauguration date
  date rape
  expiration date
 rì · diàn cable sent on given date / n日電|n日电 / means news item of nth of the month
 kè rì to set a date / to set a time frame / within a certain time limit
 kè qī to set a date / to set a time frame / within a certain time limit
 bā zì mìng lǐ divination based on the eight characters of one's birth date
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