jiǔ
adj./n. (of time) long; a specified duration
丿    slash
 n/a 
Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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háo jiǔ bú jiàn
phr. long time no see; haven't seen you for a long time.
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wǒ yuán lái zhù zài yīng guó , gāng lái zhōng guó bù jiǔ .
phr. I formerly lived in the UK; (I) just came to China not long ago.
duō jiǔ
pro. how long; how often