Chinese Traditional: 時候
Chinese Simplified: 时候
Pinyin: shi2 hou4
Zhuyin: ㄕˊ ㄏㄡˋ
English Meaning: 1. moment, time 2. length of time 3. period
German Meaning: Moment, Zeit
Classifier: (ge5) or (zhong3)

Example Sentences:

學英文的時候,我們先學二十六個字母。
学英文的时候,我们先学二十六个字母。
xue2 ying1 wen2 de5 shi2 hou4, wo3 men5 xian1 xue2 er4 shi2 liu4 ge5 zi4 mu3.
When we learn English, we first learn the 26 letters of the alphabet.
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我今天早上醒來的時候全身都是汗。
我今天早上醒来的时候全身都是汗。
wo3 jin1 tian1 zao3 shang4 xing3 lai2 de5 shi2 hou4 quan2 shen1 dou1 shi4 han4.
When I woke up this morning, I was covered in sweat.
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我外婆年輕的時候非常漂亮。
我外婆年轻的时候非常漂亮。
wo3 wai4 po2 nian2 qing1 de5 shi2 hou4 fei1 chang2 piao4 liang4.
My grandmother was very pretty when she was young.
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他的父母在他小的時候離婚了。
他的父母在他小的时候离婚了。
ta1 de5 fu4 mu3 zai4 ta1 xiao3 de5 shi2 hou4 li2 hun1 le5.
His parents divorced when he was a child.
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我在你這個年紀的時候很愛玩這個遊戲!
我在你这个年纪的时候很爱玩这个游戏!
wo3 zai4 ni3 zhe4 ge5 nian2 ji4 de5 shi2 hou4 hen3 ai4 wan2 zhe4 ge5 you2 xi4!
I used to love playing this game when I was your age!
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他年輕的時候有一頭金髮。
他年轻的时候有一头金发。
ta1 nian2 qing1 de5 shi2 hou4 you3 yi4 tou2 jin1 fa3.
As a young man, he had blond hair.
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我在印度的時候只喝瓶裝水。
我在印度的时候只喝瓶装水。
wo3 zai4 yin4 du4 de5 shi2 hou4 zhi3 he1 ping2 zhuang1 shui3.
When I'm in India I only drink bottled water.
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Related Words:

 

shí

1. time, moment 2. hour 3. season 4. when

Here: time, moment

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hòu

1. to wait 2. time, season 3. to inquire after

Here: time, season

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