(dài )

代 English Translation

The English meaning of (dài ) is:

  • to substitute
  • to act on behalf of others
  • to replace
  • generation
  • dynasty
  • age
  • period
  • (historical) era
  • (geological) eon

Example Usage of 代


Wǒ wúfǎ qǔdài tā zuò yīngyǔ lǎoshī. I can't take the place of her as an English teacher.

Zìyóu shì yǒu dàijià de. Freedom has a cost.

Nǐ huì dàitì wǒ qù pàiduì ma? Will you go to the party instead of me?

Tā yǐ xīshēng zìjǐ de jiànkāng wèi dàijià wánchéngle zhè xiàng gōngzuò. He did it at the expense of his health.

Xiàndài jiāotōng shǐ wǒmen néng zài jǐ tiān nèi huánrào dìqiú. Modern travel enables us to go around the world in a few days.

Wǒmen jīntiān suǒ rènshí de gōngyè zài nàgè shídài bù cúnzài. Industry as we know it today didn't exist in those days.

50 Niándài, fēnlán rén bèi rènwéi shì shìjiè shàng yǐnshí zuì bùjiànkāng de lìzi. In the 1950's, the Finns were cited as having one of the least healthy diets in the world.



Decomposition of 代


Chinese words containing 代

代 Radical
代 Stroke Count 5
代 Stroke Order