Chinese Traditional: 現代
Chinese Simplified: 现代
Pinyin: xian4 dai4
Zhuyin: ㄒㄧㄢˋ ㄉㄞˋ
English Meaning: nowadays, modern times
German Meaning: heutzutage, moderne Zeit
Spanish Meaning: época moderna

Example Sentences:

你覺得現代的人比較快樂嗎?
你觉得现代的人比较快乐吗?
ni3 jue2 de5 xian4 dai4 de5 ren2 bi3 jiao4 kuai4 le4 ma5?
Do you think people are happier nowadays?
[Show Details]
因為空氣污染, 在現代很多人得氣喘病。
因为空气污染, 在现代很多人得气喘病。
yin1 wei4 kong1 qi4 wu1 ran3, zai4 xian4 dai4 hen3 duo1 ren2 de5 qi4 chuan3 bing4.
Because of air pollution, a lot of people have asthma nowadays.
[Show Details]
沒有微晶片,就沒有現代的電腦。
没有微晶片,就没有现代的电脑。
mei2 you3 wei1 jing1 pian4, jiu4 mei2 you3 xian4 dai4 de5 dian4 nao3.
Without the microchip there would be no modern computers.
[Show Details]
你對現代藝術有興趣嗎?
你对现代艺术有兴趣吗?
ni3 dui4 xian4 dai4 yi4 shu4 you3 xing4 qu4 ma5?
Are you interested in modern art?
[Show Details]
他的小說是現代社會的真實寫照。
他的小说是现代社会的真实写照。
ta1 de5 xiao3 shuo1 shi4 xian4 dai4 she4 hui4 de5 zhen1 shi2 xie3 zhao4.
His novel is a real portrayal of the modern society.
[Show Details]

Related Words:

 

xiàn

1. present, now, current 2. to appear 3. cash

Here: present, now, current

[Show Details]
 

dài

1. to substitute, to replace 2. generation 3. era, period 4. dynasty 5. to act on behalf of others 6. (geological) eon

Here: era, period

[Show Details]


Learn Chinese and other languages online with our audio flashcard system and various exercises, such as multiple choice tests, writing exercises, games and listening exercises.

Click here to Sign Up Free!

Or sign up via Facebook with one click:



Watch a short Intro by a real user!