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Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
cì | ci4
English translation
next in sequence
second
the second (day, time etc)
secondary
vice-
sub-
infra-
inferior quality
substandard
order
sequence
hypo- (chemistry)
classifier for enumerated events: time
order, sequence; second, next; one after the other

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Number of strokes

6

Traditional form

Contains the radical

qiàn

Part of speech

Isolated measure word / 量词 liàng cí Liàngcí

Learning hint

A person  qiàn yawning multiple times  bīng

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

冫欠

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Example sentences using

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相信 xiāngxìn 下次 xià cì huì gān gēng hǎo .

I'm sure you can make an excellent job next time.

这次测验 cèyàn shì 显示 xiǎnshì 知识 zhīshi de hǎo 机会 jīhuì .

The quiz was a good opportunity for the exhibition of his knowledge.

zhè 本书依次 yī cì dòu Zhāng huì gēng hǎo .

The book is more satisfying if you read each chapter in sequence.

他们 tā men 那天 nà tiān 晚上 wǎnshang de 演出 yǎnchū 以往 yǐwǎng 任何 rènhé 一次 yī cì dōu hǎo .

Their performance that night was better than any before.

每次 měi cì 演出 yǎnchū 开始 kāishǐ qián dōu Yìng jiāng 乐器 yuèqì 调好 yīn .

The instruments should be tuned up before each performance.

Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
second
再次 zài cì again再次 zài cì
每次 měi cì every time每次 měi cì
此次 cǐ cì this time此次 cǐ cì
第一次 dì yī cì first第一次 dì yī cì
下次 xià cì next time下次 xià cì
首次 shǒu cì first首次 shǒu cì
上次 shàng cì last time上次 shàng cì
多次 duō cì many times多次 duō cì
其次 qícì next其次 qícì
层次 céngcì layer層次
第二次 dì èr cì second第二次 dì èr cì
一次性 yī cì xìng one-time一次性 yī cì xìng
次数 cì shù frequency次數
档次 dàngcì grade檔次
依次 yī cì in order依次 yī cì
次日 cì rì next day次日 cì rì
初次 chū cì for the first time初次 chū cì
仅次于 jǐn cì yú second only to...僅次于
名次 míngcì place名次 míngcì
次要 cìyào secondary次要 cìyào
深层次 shēn céng cì deep level深層次
场次 chǎng cì screening場次

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Decomposition

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Compounds

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