去年

去年 qùnián

去年 qùnián Meaning

Learn the Pinyin Pronunciation and 1 English Translations of the word 去年 qùnián .

Pīnyīn Pronunciation
qùnián | qu4 nian2
English translation
last year

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Traditional form

去年 qùnián

Part of speech

Time word / 时间词 Shíjiān cí
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Etymology of 去年 qùnián

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Explanation

Origin unclear. The kǒu component is variously explained as (1) an opening to a building or cave that the person is departing from, or (2) an anus, i.e. the orifice through which things leave a person.

Positional decomposition

土厶

Number of Strokes

5
Nián

Type

ideographic

Explanation

Pictograph of a person ( jié ) harvesting grain (). The harvest season is a yearly event. The components are not obvious in the modern form.

Positional decomposition

gān

Number of Strokes

6

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而且 érqiě , zài 去年 qùnián de 经济 jīngjì 衰退 shuāituì Zhōng , Dōng 遭受 zāoshòu de 打击 dǎjī jiào qīng .

And last year's downturn was softer in the east.

去年 qùnián shēng le 女孩 nǚ hái , 他们 tā men jiào 凯瑟琳 Kǎi sè lín .

She had a daughter last year. They call this one Catherine.

běn 地区 dìqū 去年 qùnián de 降雨量 jiàng yǔ liàng 不足 bùzú 50毫米 háomǐ .

The annual rainfall in this area was less than 50 mm last year.

今年 jīn nián de 利润 lìrùn 去年 qùnián 稍微 shāowēi Gāo xiē .

This year's profits were marginally higher than last year's.

去年 qùnián zài 报纸 bàozhǐ shǎng dòu Guò zhè 故事 gùshì de 分期 fēn qī 连载 lián zǎi .

I read instalments of the story in the newspaper last year.

去年 qùnián Decomposition

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去年 qùnián Compounds

See all 64 Chinese words that contain the characters that make up the word 去年 qùnián in their composition.

    • què
      • jiǎo , jiǎo
    • diū
      • gài
        • , , , , ,
      • , , , , , , , , , , , , , yàn , , , , ,
    • jié , qiè , , , , , , , qiè , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , jié , , , , ,
  • Nián
    • , ,
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