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Pronunciation : jiù
Meaning :
  1. past; bygone; old. (adj)
  2. used; worn. (adj)
  3. former; onetime. (adj)
Radical :
Strokes : 5
Traditional : ( Stroke Order )
Usage : 12.3%
Common Words / Phrases:
1.
陈旧
chén jiù
: outmoded; obsolete; antiquated
2.
念旧
niàn jiù
: keep old friendships in mind; for old time’s sake
3.
破旧
pò jiù
: worn-down
4.
照旧
zhào jiù
: as before; as usual; as of old
5.
旧书
jiù shū
: second-hand book; old book
Sentences:
1. The clothes show signs of wear.
chuān jiù le
穿
衣服 : clothes
穿 : wear
: old
: (particle) indicating something that has changed
2. He picked up that bureau at a second-hand store.
zhè guì shì zài jiā jiù huò diàn mǎi de
: this
柜子 : bureau
: is
: he
: at
: one
: (measure word) used for families or business establishments
旧货店 : second-hand store
: buy
: (particle) used after an attribute
3. Don’t always rake up the old stories.
bié zǒng shì jiù shì zhòng
: don’t
总是 : always
旧事 : an old matter or affair, a past event
: repeat
: mention
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