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Telling the time in Sinitic languages

How to tell the time in Cantonese, Mandarin and Taiwanese.

English Cantonese Mandarin Taiwanese
What time is it? 而家幾點呀? (yīgā géidím a?) 现在几点? [現在幾點?] / 几点了? [幾點了?] (xiànzài jīdiǎn?) / (jīdiǎn le?) 這陣幾點? (chit-chun⁷ kui² tiam²?)
It's one o'clock 而家一點 (yīgā yātdím) 现在一点 [現在一點] (xiànzài yīdiǎn) 這陣一點 (chit-chun⁷ chit⁸ tiam²)
It's quarter past one 而家一點三 (yīgā yātdím sāam) 现在一点十五分 [現在一點十五分] (xiànzài yīdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣一點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chit⁸ tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past one 而家一點半 (yīgā yātdím bun) 现在一点半 [現在一點半] (xiànzài yīdiǎn bàn) 這陣一點半 (chit-chun⁷ chit⁸ tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to two 而家一點九 (yīgā yātdím gáu) 现在一点四十五分 [現在一點四十五分] (xiànzài yīdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣一點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chit⁸ tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's two o'clock 而家兩點 (yīgā léuhngdím) 现在两点 [現在兩點] (xiànzài liǎngdiǎn) 這陣兩點 (chit-chun⁷ nng⁷ tiam²)
It's quarter past two 而家兩點三 (yīgā léuhngdím sāam) 现在两点十五分 [現在兩點十五分] (xiànzài liǎngdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣兩點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ nng⁷ tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past two 而家兩點半 (yīgā léuhngdím bun) 现在两点半 [現在兩點半] (xiànzài liǎngdiǎn bàn) 這陣兩點半 (chit-chun⁷ nng⁷ tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to three 而家兩點九 (yīgā léuhngdím gáu) 现在两点四十五分 [現在兩點四十五分] (xiànzài liǎngdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣兩點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ nng⁷ tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's three o'clock 而家三點 (yīgā sāamdím) 现在三点 [現在三點] (xiànzài sāndiǎn) 這陣十五分點 (chit-chun⁷ sam tiam²)
It's quarter past three 而家三點三 (yīgā sāamdím sāam) 现在三点十五分 [現在三點十五分] (xiànzài sāndiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣十五分點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ sam tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past three 而家三點半 (yīgā sāamdím bun) 现在三点半 [現在三點半] (xiànzài sāndiǎn bàn) 這陣十五分點半 (chit-chun⁷ sam tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to four 而家三點九 (yīgā sāamdím gáu) 现在三点四十五分 [現在三點四十五分] (xiànzài sāndiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣十五分點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ sam tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's four o'clock 而家四點 (yīgā seidím) 现在四点 [現在四點] (xiànzài sìdiǎn) 這陣四點 (chit-chun⁷ su³ tiam²)
It's quarter past four 而家四點三 (yīgā seidím sāam) 现在四点十五分 [現在四點十五分] (xiànzài sìdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣四點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ su³ tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past four 而家四點半 (yīgā seidím bun) 现在四点半 [現在四點半] (xiànzài sìdiǎn bàn) 這陣四點半 (chit-chun⁷ su³ tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to five 而家四點九 (yīgā seidím gáu) 现在四点四十五分 [現在四點四十五分] (xiànzài sìdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣四點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ su³ tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's five o'clock 而家五點 (yīgā ńghdím) 现在五点 [現在五點] (xiànzài wǔdiǎn) 這陣五點 (chit-chun⁷ ngo² tiam²)
It's quarter past five 而家五點三 (yīgā ńghdím sāam) 现在五点十五分 [現在五點十五分] (xiànzài wǔdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣五點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ ngo² tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past five 而家五點半 (yīgā ńghdím bun) 现在五点半 [現在五點半] (xiànzài wǔdiǎn bàn) 這陣五點半 (chit-chun⁷ ngo² tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to six 而家五點九 (yīgā ńghdím gáu) 现在五点四十五分 [現在五點四十五分] (xiànzài wǔdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣五點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ ngo² tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's six o'clock 而家六點 (yīgā luhkdím) 现在六点 [現在六點] (xiànzài liùdiǎn) 這陣六點 (chit-chun⁷ liok⁸ tiam²)
It's quarter past six 而家六點三 (yīgā luhkdím sāam) 现在六点十五分 [現在六點十五分] (xiànzài liùdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣六點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ liok⁸ tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past six 而家六點半 (yīgā luhkdím bun) 现在六点半 [現在六點半] (xiànzài liùdiǎn bàn) 這陣六點半 (chit-chun⁷ liok⁸ tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to seven 而家六點九 (yīgā luhkdím gáu) 现在六点四十五分 [現在六點四十五分] (xiànzài liùdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣六點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ liok⁸ tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's seven o'clock 而家七點 (yīgā chātdím) 现在七点 [現在七點] (xiànzài qīdiǎn) 這陣七點 (chit-chun⁷ chhit tiam²)
It's quarter past seven 而家七點三 (yīgā chātdím sāam) 现在七点十五分 [現在七點十五分] (xiànzài qīdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣七點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chhit tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past seven 而家七點半 (yīgā chātdím bun) 现在七点半 [現在七點半] (xiànzài qīdiǎn bàn) 這陣七點半 (chit-chun⁷ chhit tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to eight 而家七點九 (yīgā chātdím gáu) 现在七点四十五分 [現在七點四十五分] (xiànzài qīdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣七點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chhit tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's eight o'clock 而家八點 (yīgā baatdím) 现在八点 [現在八點] (xiànzài bādiǎn) 這陣八點 (chit-chun⁷ pat tiam²)
It's quarter past eight 而家八點三 (yīgā baatdím sāam) 现在八点十五分 [現在八點十五分] (xiànzài bādiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣八點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ pat tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past eight 而家八點半 (yīgā baatdím bun) 现在八点半 [現在八點半] (xiànzài bādiǎn bàn) 這陣八點半 (chit-chun⁷ pat tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to nine 而家八點九 (yīgā baatdím gáu) 现在八点四十五分 [現在八點四十五分] (xiànzài bādiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣八點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ pat tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's nine o'clock 而家九點 (yīgā gáudím) 现在九点 [現在九點] (xiànzài jiǔdiǎn) 這陣四十五分點 (chit-chun⁷ kiu² tiam²)
It's quarter past nine 而家九點三 (yīgā gáudím sāam) 现在九点十五分 [現在九點十五分] (xiànzài jiǔdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣四十五分點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ kiu² tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past nine 而家九點半 (yīgā gáudím bun) 现在九点半 [現在九點半] (xiànzài jiǔdiǎn bàn) 這陣四十五分點半 (chit-chun⁷ kiu² tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to ten 而家九點九 (yīgā gáudím gáu) 现在九点四十五分 [現在九點四十五分] (xiànzài jiǔdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣四十五分點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ kiu² tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's ten o'clock 而家十點 (yīgā sahpdím) 现在十点 [現在十點] (xiànzài shídiǎn) 這陣十點 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸ tiam²)
It's quarter past ten 而家十點三 (yīgā sahpdím sāam) 现在十点十五分 [現在十點十五分] (xiànzài shídiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣十點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸ tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past ten 而家十點半 (yīgā sahpdím bun) 现在十点半 [現在十點半] (xiànzài shídiǎn bàn) 這陣十點半 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸ tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to eleven 而家十點九 (yīgā sahpdím gáu) 现在十点四十五分 [現在十點四十五分] (xiànzài shídiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣十點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸ tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's eleven o'clock 而家十一點 (yīgā sahpyātdím) 现在十一点 [現在十一點] (xiànzài shíyīdiǎn) 這陣十一點 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-it tiam²)
It's quarter past eleven 而家十一點三 (yīgā sahpyātdím sāam) 现在十一点十五分 [現在十一點十五分] (xiànzài shíyīdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣十一點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-it tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past eleven 而家十一點半 (yīgā sahpyātdím bun) 现在十一点半 [現在十一點半] (xiànzài shíyīdiǎn bàn) 這陣十一點半 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-it tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to twelve 而家十一點九 (yīgā sahpyātdím gáu) 现在十一点四十五分 [現在十一點四十五分] (xiànzài shíyīdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣十一點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-it tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's twelve o'clock 而家十二點 (yīgā sahpyihdím) 现在十二点 [現在十二點] (xiànzài shíèrdiǎn) 這陣十二點 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-ji⁷ tiam²)
It's quarter past twelve 而家十二點三 (yīgā sahpyihdím sāam) 现在十二点十五分 [現在十二點十五分] (xiànzài shíèrdiǎn shíwǔ fēn) 這陣十二點十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-ji⁷ tiam² chap⁸-ngo² hun)
It's half past twelve 而家十二點半 (yīgā sahpyihdím bun) 现在十二点半 [現在十二點半] (xiànzài shíèrdiǎn bàn) 這陣十二點半 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-ji⁷ tiam² poaⁿ³)
It's quarter to one 而家十二點九 (yīgā sahpyihdím gáu) 现在十二点四十五分 [現在十二點四十五分] (xiànzài shíèrdiǎn sìshíwǔ fēn) 這陣十二點四十五分 (chit-chun⁷ chap⁸-ji⁷ tiam² su³-chap⁸-ngo² hun)
it's midnight 而家半夜 (yīgā bunyé) 现在中午 [現在中午] (xiànzài zhōngwǔ) 這陣午夜 (chit-chun⁷ po-ia)
it's midday 而家中午 (yīgā jungńgh) 现在半夜 [現在半夜] (xiànzài bànyyè) 這陣中晝 (chit-chun⁷ tiong-tau³)
in the morning 上晝 / 朝早 (seuhngjau / jīujóu) 早上 [早上] (zǎoshàng) 早起時 (chai²-khi²-si⁵)
in the afternoon 下晝 / 晏晝 (hahjau / ngaanjau) 下午 [下午] (xiàwǔ) 下晡 (e⁷-po)
in the evening 夜晚 (yehmáahn) 晚上 [晚上] (wǎnshàng) 暝時 (me⁵-si⁵)