Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: jian1
Zhuyin: ㄐㄧㄢ
English Meaning: 1. between, among 2. (a measure word for rooms, flats, houses, schools, restaurants, hotels, companies) 3. room 4. within a definite space 5. during a definite period of time
German Meaning: (Zählwort für Räumlichkeiten)

Example Sentences:

你喜歡這間餐廳嗎?
你喜欢这间餐厅吗?
ni3 xi3 huan1 zhe4 jian1 can1 ting1 ma5?
Do you like this restaurant?
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我住在這間房子十年了。
我住在这间房子十年了。
wo3 zhu4 zai4 zhe4 jian1 fang2 zi5 shi2 nian2 le5.
I have been living in this house for 10 years.
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他是這間公司的老闆。
他是这间公司的老板。
ta1 shi4 zhe4 jian1 gong1 si1 de5 lao3 ban3.
He is the boss of this company.
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這間郵局還開著嗎?
这间邮局还开着吗?
zhe4 jian1 you2 ju2 hai2 kai1 zhe5 ma5?
Is the post office still open?
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這間旅館已經客滿了。
这间旅馆已经客满了。
zhe4 jian1 lü3 guan3 yi3 jing1 ke4 man3 le5.
There are no vacancies in this hotel.
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如何選擇一間好的語言學校?
如何选择一间好的语言学校?
ru2 he2 xuan3 ze2 yi1 jian1 hao3 de5 yu3 yan2 xue2 xiao4?
How to choose a good language school?
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這間房間比較便宜,但是沒有海景。
这间房间比较便宜,但是没有海景。
zhe4 jian1 fang2 jian1 bi3 jiao4 pian2 yi2, dan4 shi4 mei2 you3 hai3 jing3.
This room is cheaper but doesn't have a sea view.
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