Chinese Traditional: 既…又…
Chinese Simplified: 既…又…
Pinyin: ji4 … you4 …
Zhuyin: ㄐㄧˋ ㄧㄡˋ
English Meaning: not only... but also..., both... and...

Example Sentences:

買賣房子的手續既複雜又耗時。
买卖房子的手续既复杂又耗时。
mai3 mai4 fang2 zi5 de5 shou3 xu4 ji4 fu4 za2 you4 hao4 shi2.
The procedures for buying and selling houses are complicated and time-consuming.
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這本書既有趣又有用。
这本书既有趣又有用。
zhe4 ben3 shu1 ji4 you3 qu4 you4 you3 yong4.
This book is both enjoyable and useful.
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Related Words:

 



1. not only.. (but also) 2. already 3. since, as

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yòu

1. again 2. further 3. also, both... and... 4. and yet 5. (used for emphasis) anyway

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