Chinese Traditional: 小時候
Chinese Simplified: 小时候
Pinyin: xiao3 shi2 hou4
Zhuyin: ㄒㄧㄠˇ ㄕˊ ㄏㄡˋ
English Meaning: as a child, in childhood

Example Sentences:

ta1 xiao3 shi2 hou4 de5 yuan4 wang4 shi4 cheng2 wei2 tai4 kong1 ren2.
His childhood dream was to become an astronaut.
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ni3 xiao3 shi2 hou4 you3 mei2 you3 wan2 guo4 lao3 ying1 zhua1 xiao3 ji1 de5 you2 xi4?
Did you ever play "Eagle-grabs-chicks game" when you were little?
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wo3 xiao3 shi2 hou4 jing1 chang2 meng4 you2.
When I was a kid I used to sleepwalk a lot.
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ta1 xiao3 shi2 hou4 de5 meng4 xiang3 shi4 cheng2 wei2 ming2 xing1.
As a kid she dreamt of becoming a star.
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wo3 xiao3 shi2 hou4 neng2 zuo4 pi1 tui3 de5 dong4 zuo4.
I could do the splits when I was little.
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Related Words:



1. small, little 2. few 3. young 4. minor, petty 5. briefly, for a short while 6. slightly, a little 7. (the) youngest 8. (prefix used in front of family name to indicate informality or affection) 9. (humble) my, our 10. short for primary school

Here: young

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時候   时候

shí hòu

1. moment, time 2. length of time 3. period

Here: period

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