Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: nian2
Zhuyin: ㄋㄧㄢˊ
English Meaning: 1. year 2. age, a person's age 3. Nian (Chinese surname) 4. period of life 5. annual 6. period (in history) 7. New Year
German Meaning: Jahr
Spanish Meaning: el año

Example Sentences:

我在中國住了三年。
我在中国住了三年。
wo3 zai4 zhong1 guo2 zhu4 le5 san1 nian2.
I've lived in China for 3 years.
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這本舊的字典我用了十五年。
这本旧的字典我用了十五年。
zhe4 ben3 jiu4 de5 zi4 dian3 wo3 yong4 le5 shi2 wu3 nian2.
I have been using this old dictionary for 15 years.
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二零一二年的奧運在倫敦。
二零一二年的奥运在伦敦。
er4 ling2 yi1 er4 nian2 de5 ao4 yun4 zai4 lun2 dun1.
The 2012 Olympics are in London.
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一年有三百六十五天。
一年有三百六十五天。
yi4 nian2 you3 san1 bai3 liu4 shi2 wu3 tian1.
There are 365 days in one year.
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一年有春夏秋冬四季。
一年有春夏秋冬四季。
yi4 nian2 you3 chun1 xia4 qiu1 dong1 si4 ji4.
There are four seasons in one year: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
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香港在西元一九九七年回歸中國的統治。
香港在西元一九九七年回归中国的统治。
xiang1 gang3 zai4 xi1 yuan2 yi1 jiu3 jiu3 qi1 nian2 hui2 gui1 zhong1 guo2 de5 tong3 zhi4.
Hong Kong was returned to China's governance in the year 1997 A.D.
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黛安娜王妃在一九九七年八月三十一日一場車禍中喪生。
黛安娜王妃在一九九七年八月三十一日一场车祸中丧生。
dai4 an1 na4 wang2 fei1 zai4 yi1 jiu3 jiu3 qi1 nian2 ba1 yue4 san1 shi2 yi1 ri4 yi1 chang3 che1 huo4 zhong1 sang4 sheng1.
Princess Diana died in a car accident on the 31st of August, 1997.
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