"Year" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 nián dù year (e.g. school year, fiscal year) / annual
 nián jí grade / year (in school, college etc) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 chūn qiū spring and autumn / four seasons / year / a person's age / annals (used in book titles)
 nián biǎo timeline / chronology / annals / financial year / year
 jīn nián this year
 qù nián last year
 měi nián every year / each year / yearly
 dàng nián that very same year
 míng nián next year
 xīn nián New Year / CL:個|个[ge4]
 bàn nián half a year
 tóng qī the corresponding time period (in a different year etc) / concurrent / synchronous
 nián dǐ the end of the year / year-end
 quán nián the whole year / all year long
 nián qián before the end of the year / before the new year
 xià bàn nián second half of the year
 cháng nián all year round / for years on end / average year
 nián chū beginning of the year
 nián fen particular year / certain year / given year
 Mín guó Republic of China (1912-1949) / used in Taiwan as the name of the calendar era (e.g. 民國六十年|民国六十年 / is 1971, the 60th year after 1911)
 nián nèi during the current year
 guò nián to celebrate the Chinese New Year
 běn jiè current / this year
 tóng nián the same year
 nián lái this past year / over the last years
 yī nián duō more than a year
 jì dù quarter of a year / season (sports)
 nián zhōng end of the year
 chū yī first day of lunar month / New Year's Day / first year in junior middle school
 chūn yùn (increased) passenger transportation around Chinese New Year
 chū sān third year in junior middle school
 chéng nián to grow to adulthood / fully grown / the whole year
 zhōu suì one full year (e.g. on child's first birthday)
 nián nián year after year / yearly / every year / annually
 nián tóu start of the year / whole year / a particular year / period / days / epoch / a year's harvest
 nián yuè months and year / time / days of one's life
 zhú nián year after year / with each passing year / over the years
 chū èr 2nd year in junior middle school / 2nd day of a lunar month / 2nd day of lunar New Year
 gǒu nián Year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
 Zhēng yuè first month of the lunar year
 nián mò end of the year
 cháng nián all the year round
 yīng jiè bì yè shēng student graduating in the current year / recent graduate
 yuán nián first year of an emperor's reign
 xué nián academic year
 běn nián dù this year / the current year
 èr dài secondary / twice in the year (of generations of insects, harvests etc)
 shàng nián last year
 suì mò end of the year
 bài nián to pay a New Year call / to wish sb a Happy New Year
 qián nián the year before last
 nián zhōng within the year / in the middle of the year / mid-year
 lái nián next year / the coming year
 qù nián dǐ late last year / the end of last year
 yī nián bàn a year and a half
 liú nián fleeting time / horoscope for the year
 zhōng nián entire year / throughout the year / age at death
 wàn nián lì perpetual calendar / ten thousand year calendar / Islamic calendar introduced to Yuan China by Jamal al-Din 紮馬剌丁|扎马剌丁
 jiǎ zǐ first year of the sixty-year cycle (where each year is numbered with one of the 10 heavenly stems 天干[tian1 gan1] and one of the 12 earthly branches 地支[di4 zhi1]) / the sixty-year cycle
 yī nián sì jì all year round
 jī nián Year of the Cock (e.g. 2005)
 cái nián fiscal year / financial year
 yíng xīn to see in the New Year / to welcome new guests / by extension, to receive new students
 Chūn jié Lián huān Wǎn huì CCTV New Year's Gala, Chinese New Year special / abbr. to 春晚[Chun1 Wan3]
 nián guān end of the year
 nián huò merchandise sold for Chinese New Year
 yā suì qián money given to children as new year present
 yǐ yǒu twenty-second year B10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2005 or 2065
 nián gāo nian gao, New Year cake, typically a sweet, steamed cake made with glutinous rice flour
 jīng nián for years / year after year
 zǐ son / child / seed / egg / small thing / 1st earthly branch: 11 p.m.-1 a.m., midnight, 11th solar month (7th December to 5th January), year of the Rat / Viscount, fourth of five orders of nobility 五等爵位[wu3 deng3 jue2 wei4] / ancient Chinese compass point: 0° / (north)
 bǐng xū twenty-third year C11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2006 or 2066
 hóu nián Year of the Monkey (e.g. 2004)
 jiǎ wǔ thirty-first year A7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1954 or 2014
 chūn lián Spring Festival couplet (the first line of which is pasted on the right side of a doorway at New Year, and the second on the left side)
 kāi chūn beginning of spring / the lunar New Year
 Tài suì Tai Sui, God of the year / archaic name for the planet Jupiter 木星[Mu4 xing1] / nickname for sb who is the most powerful in an area
 wù xū thirty-fifth year E11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1958 or 2018
 běn mìng nián year of one's birth sign, according to the cycle of 12 animals of the earthly branches 地支[di4 zhi1]
 yī nián qī one year period (in a contract or budget)
 fēng nián prosperous year / year with bumper harvest
 hòu nián the year after next
 jiǎ shēn 21st year A9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2004 or 2064
 yì nián the following year / the next year
 féng nián guò jié at the Chinese New Year or other festivities
 nián hào reign title / era name (name for either the entire reign of an emperor or one part of it) / year number (such as 2016 or 甲子)
 gēng zǐ 37th year G1 of the 60-year cycle, e.g. 1960 or 2020
 xīn hài forty-eighth year H12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1971 or 2031 / cf 辛亥革命[Xin1 hai4 Ge2 ming4], Xinhai Revolution of 1911
 gēng chén seventeenth year G5 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2000 or 2060
 dīng mǎo fourth year D4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1987 or 2047
 rén wǔ nineteenth year I7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2002 or 2062
 kuài jì nián dù fiscal year
 xīn chūn jiā jié Chinese New Year festivities
 yáng nián Year of the Ram (e.g. 2003)
 jiǎ xū eleventh year A11 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1994 or 2054
 xīn yǒu fifty-eighth year H10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1981 or 2041
 bǐng zǐ thirteenth year C1 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1996 or 2056
 rén shēn ninth year I9 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1992 or 2052
 gēng wǔ seventh year G7 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1990 or 2050
 guǐ wèi twentieth year J8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2003 or 2063
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