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Days Tian (tee-an) 天

 
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  Days Tian (tee-an) 天
 

The days of the week, from Monday through Saturday, consists of the “day designator” xingqi (sheeng-chee) plus the numbers one through six. Sunday consists of the “day designator” plus tian (tee-an), the word for “day”

Monday

Xingqiyi (sheeng-chee-ee)

星期一

Tuesday

Xingqier (sheeng-chee-urr)

星期二

Wednesday

Xingqisan (sheeng-chee-sahn)

星期三

Thursday

Xingqisi (sheeng-chee-suh)

星期四

Friday

Xingqiwu (sheeng-chee-woo)

星期五

Saturday

Xingqiliu (sheeng-chee-leo)

星期六

Sunday

Xingqitian (sheeng-chee-tee-an)

星期天

What day is today?
Jingtian shi xingqi ji? (jeen-tee-an shr sheeng-chee jee) 今天是星期几?

Today is Monday
Jintian shi xingqiyi (jeen-tee-an shr sheeng-chee-ee) 今天是星期一

Every day

Meitian (may-tee-an)

每天

Tomorrow

Mingtian (meeng-tee-an)

明天

Tomorrow morning

Mingtian shangwu (meeng-tee-an shahng-woo)

明天上午

Tomorrow afternoon

Mingtian xiawu (meeng-tee-an shee-ah-woo)

明天下午

This morning

Jintian shangwu (jeen-tee-an shahng-woo)

今天上午

This afternoon

Jintian xiawu (jeen-tee-an shee-ah-woo)

今天下午

Day after tomorrow

Hou tian (hoe tee-an)

后天

Yesterday

Zuo tian (zwoh tee-an)

昨天

Day before yesterday

Qian tian (chee an tee-an)

前天

In the morning

Zai zaoshang (zigh zow-shahng)

在早上

In the afternoon

Zai xiawu (zigh shee-ah-woo)

在下午

In the evening

Zai wanshang (zigh wahn-shahng)

在晚上

Last night

Zuo wan (zwoh wahn)

昨晚

Early

Zao (zow)

Late

Wan (wahn)

On time

Zhunshi (joon-shr)

准时

Counting Days

1 day

yi tian (ee tee-an)

一天

2 days

Liang tian (lee-ahng tee-an)

两天

3 days

San tian (sahn tee-an)

三天

4 days

Si tian (suh tee-an)

四天

5 days

Wu tian (woo tee-an)

五天

6 days

Liu tian (leo tee-an)

六天

7 days

Qi tian (chee tee-an)

七天

8 days

Ba tian (bah tee-an)

八天

9 days

Jiu tian (jeo tee-an)

九天

10 days

Shi tian (shr tee-an)

十天

21 days

Ershiyi tian (urr-shr-ee tee-an)

二十一天

 
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