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星期天
xīng qī tiān

Sunday


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星期天xīng期tiān
     1. n. Sunday
Components
xīng
     1. star; planet; heavenly body
           星星xing - star
           恆星 - (fixed) star
     2. star-shaped object
     3. star; celebrity
           明星 - bright star; celebrity
     4. weight marks on a steelyard
     5. a bit; a tiny bit
     6. tiny; minute
     7. whitish; white
     8. numerous and scattered everywhere; countless
     9. rapid; flying
qī, qí
     1. period of time; stage
     2. (historical) one-year mourning (garment) for the death of a senior family member
tiān
     1. sky; heavens; heavenly; celestial
           天 黑 了。 - It's getting dark.
     2. (mythology or religion) heaven as the abode of the gods or the blessed departed; heavenly.
     3. (mythology or religion) Heaven as an impersonal deity, often translated as God.
     4. top; overhead
     5. weather; climate
     6. day (24 hours)
           今天 - today
           明天 - tomorrow
           三 天 - three days
           白天 - daytime
     7. nature
     8. natural; innate
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