Chinese Chinese Words for Time and Seasons

Save the world, one season at a time. Yang Yu will help you learn the time and seasons in Chinese with the more than enjoyable flash cards below, and then you can quiz yourself with the dangerously addictive Lingo Dingo review game!

Chinese mini-course

English Roman Spelling
afternoon xià wǔ
dawn      lí míng
during fall zài qiū jì
during spring zài chūn jì
during summer zài xià jì
during winter zài dōng jì
evening  bàng wǎn
 fall/autumn         qiū tiān/qiū jì
last fall qù nián qiū tiān
last spring qù nián chūn tiān
last summer qù nián xià tiān
last winter qù nián dōng tiān
mid-night wǔ yè
morning zǎo chen
English Roman Spelling
next winter xià yī gè dōng tiān
next spring xià yī gè chūn tiān
next summer xià yī gè xià tiān
next fall/autumn xià yī gè qiū tiān/qiū jì
night       wǎn shàng
noon zhōng wǔ
spring     chūn tiān
this fall zhè ge qiū tiān
this spring zhè ge chūn tiān
this summer zhè ge xià tiān
this winter zhè ge dōng tiān
 summer xià tiān
 winter    dōng tiān

Learning Chinese Time and Season Words

It's important to have patience as you learn Chinese. Just do as it says, "One season at a time". When you feel confident with these new Chinese words, go out and practice! Continue learning Chinese phrases with patience, and you will understand the Chinese language before you know it!