岁 (sui): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | June 1, 2018

岁 (Chinese PinYin: [suì]; traditional Chinese:歲) may mean: (1) measure word. year, e.g. 我二十岁 (I am 20 years old); (2) noun. year, e.g. 岁末 (end of a year). It is one of the most common Chinese characters with high frequency use in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.

1. How to pronounce 岁?

Chinese Pinyin: [suì]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 岁

Synonyms: 年,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 岁.

Fixed expression: 岁月 (years; a long period of time), 周岁 (one full year of life), 压岁钱 (money given to children as a lunar New Year gift), 峥嵘岁月 (extraordinary times), 岁末 (end of a year), 岁数 (age),

Collocation: 一岁 (one year old), 二十岁 (20 years old), 上了岁数 (elderly), 满周岁 (the first birthday),

Idioms: 长命百岁 (enjoy a long life), 岁月蹉跎 (idle away one’s time), 光辉岁月 (golden time),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 岁 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 岁.

4.1 如果他当选,他在宣誓就职总统的时候已经72岁。

Translation: If elected, he would be 72 when sworn in as president.

4.2 在18岁以前女孩子比男孩发育得快。

Translation: Girls spring up faster than boys before 18.

4.3 别看他快50岁了, 工作却是雷厉风行。

Translation: Though nearly 50, he is exceptionally vigorous in work.

4.4 售货员说我穿这条裙子看起来像二十岁。

Translation: The seller said I look like twenty in this dress.

4.5 王者荣耀现在限制12岁以下的孩子每天只有一个小时的游戏时间。

Translation: King of Glory is now restricting kids under the age of 12 to just one hour of game time per day.

4.6 加拿大最臭名昭著的扛把子大部分都已经超过了50岁

Translation: Canada’s most infamous gangster are mostly over 50 years old now.

4.7 “小鲜肉”指那些年轻、柔弱、可爱,年龄在14-24岁之间,看起来没啥经验的男明星。

Translation: Little Fresh Meat describes young, effeminate and cute looking male celebrities aged 14-25 who have little relationship experience.

4.8 与他们热闹的银婚,金婚和钻石婚相反,91岁的女王和96岁的菲利普将在明天与温莎城堡的家人一起私下共进晚餐来庆祝他们的白金婚。

Translation: In contrast to the fanfare for their silver, golden and diamond anniversaries, the Queen, 91, and Philip, 96, will celebrate their platinum wedding anniversary privately tomorrow with a dinner for the family at Windsor Castle.

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