Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)
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Jintian shi xingqiwu.Jīntiān shì xīngqīwŭ. – English translation: Today is Friday.
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今天 (jintian / jīntiān) belongs to the 50 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 47)
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Version 4.87 / Last updated: 2014-01-30