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The Chinese word jintian - 今天 - jīntiān
(today in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

jīntiān

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English translations

today,
nowadays

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Chinese characters  ( jintian / jīntiān ) with pronunciation (English translation: today )
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今天 ( jintian / jīntiān ) is composed of these characters: (jin) , (tian)
The traditional Chinese characters of jīntiān are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
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Jintian shi xingqiwu.
Jīntiān shì xīngqīwŭ.

 – English translation: Today is Friday.

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now  |  day
今天 ( jintian / jīntiān ) belongs to the 50 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 47)
More words that mean today in Chinese
jīn ( 今 )

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