(hòu )

候 English Translation

The English meaning of (hòu ) is:

  • to wait
  • to inquire after
  • to watch
  • season
  • climate
  • (old) period of five days

Example Usage of 候


Zài yīngguó de shíhòu, wǒ jīngcháng kàn cānkǎo shū. While in England I often consulted the guidebook.

Děng tā huílái de shíhòu wèn wèn tā. Ask her when she comes back.

Shénme shíhòu kāishǐ? What time does it start?

Tā érzi xiǎoshíhòu jiù sǐ yú áizhèngle. His son died from cancer at a young age.

Nǐ xiǎng zǒu de shíhòu jiù zǒu ba. Go when you want.

Wǒ kāimén de shíhòu nòng huàile suǒ. In opening the door, I broke the lock.

Tā zhège shíhòu gāi dàole. This is the time he normally arrives.

Nǐ dú gěi wǒ tīng de shíhòu, wǒ jiù kěyǐ zuò féngrènle. While you are reading to me, I can do my sewing.

Tā shì shénme shíhòu chūshēng de? When was she born?

Wǒmen zǒu kāi de shíhòu, fángzi bèi dàoqièle. Our house was robbed while we were away.

Nǐ zhīdào yīnyuè jiā shi me shíhòu lái zhè'er ma? Do you know when the musician will come here?

Shìjiè mòrì shì shénme shíhòu? When will the world come to an end?

Wǒ zài xǐzǎo de shíhòu, diànhuà xiǎngle. The phone rang while I was taking a shower.

Wǒ chūqù de shíhòu yǒurén dǎ wǒ diànhuà ma? Did anyone call me while I was out?

Yào juédìng zài jiérì de shíhòu chuān shénme shì jiàn lèi rén de shì. It's a hassle trying to decide what to wear to the party.

Nǐ shēngrì de shíhòu, wǒ sòng nǐ yī liàng zìxíngchē. I will give you a bike for your birthday.

Niánqīng de shíhòu duō kàn diǎn hǎo shū shì jiàn hǎoshì. It's a good thing to read good books when you are young.

Wǒ dǎ diànhuà de shíhòu, tā gāng huí dàojiā. She had just come home when I called.

Tā sìhū bǐ yǐwǎng rènhé shíhòu dōu piàoliang. She looked more beautiful than ever.

Tā tuìxiū de shíhòu, tā érzi jiēshǒule tā de shēngyì. When he retired, his son took over the business.

Yǒu kòng de shíhòu, wǒ zǒng xǐhuān tīng gǔdiǎn yīnyuè. I always enjoy listening to classical music in my free time.

“Nǐ shénme shíhòu huílái?”“Zhè dōu yào kàn tiānqì.” "When will you be back?" "It all depends on the weather."

Wǒ bàba niánqīng de shíhòu yīdìng hěn yīngjùn. My father must have been handsome in his youth.

Zài zhè zhǒng kùnnán de shíhòu, rènhé xúncháng de nǔlì dōu wúfǎ shǐ wǒmen de gōngsī bǎituō chìzì. In hard times like this, no ordinary effort can get our company out of the red.

Yǎnchū shénme shíhòu kāishǐ? What time does the play begin?

Nǐ míngtiān zhège shíhòu huì shì zài zuò shénme? What will you be doing at this time tomorrow?

Zhè shì wǒ niánqīng shíhòu zhù de fángzi. This is the house where I used to live when I was young.

Wǒ bù zhīdào tā shì shénme shíhòu jiéhūn de. I don't know when she got married.

Shì nǐ gāi fàngqì nǐ yòuzhì shǒuduàn de shíhòule. It is time you left off your childish ways.

Wǒ zài lúndūn de shíhòu, yīnggāi huì qù kàn yī liǎng chǎng yǎnchū. When I am in London, I will most probably go catch a few performances.

Nǐ shénme shíhòu qù lúndūn de? When did you go to London?

Huǒchē shénme shíhòu dào hèngbīn? What time does this train reach Yokohama?



Decomposition of 候


Chinese words containing 候

候 Radical
候 Stroke Count 10
候 Stroke Order