jiu3
(long) time; (long) duration of time

strokes 3
radical
丿
丿
strokes after radical 2
不久 不久 bu4 jiu3
not long (after); before too long; soon; soon after

不久前 不久前 bu4 jiu3 qian2
not long ago

长久 長久 chang2 jiu3
(for a) long time

长生久视 長生久視 chang2 sheng1 jiu3 shi4
to grow old with unfailing eyes and ears (idiom)

长治久安 長治久安 chang2 zhi4 jiu3 an1
long-term peace and stability (of governments)

持久 持久 chi2 jiu3
lasting; enduring; persistent; permanent; protracted; endurance; persistence; to last long

持久性毒剂 持久性毒劑 chi2 jiu3 xing4 du2 ji4
persistent agent

持久战 持久戰 chi2 jiu3 zhan4
prolonged war; war of attrition

大久保 大久保 da4 jiu3 bao3
Japanese surname and place name Oukubo

大久保利通 大久保利通 da4 jiu3 bao3 li4 tong1
Oukubo Toshimichi (1830-1878), Japanese politician

地久天长 地久天長 di4 jiu3 tian1 chang2
enduring while the world lasts (idiom, from Laozi); eternal; for ever and ever (of friendship, hate etc); also written 天長地久|天长地久

多久 多久 duo1 jiu3
how long?

分久必合,合久必分 分久必合,合久必分 fen1 jiu3 bi4 he2 - he2 jiu3 bi4 fen1
lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义); fig. things are constantly changing

好久 好久 hao3 jiu3
quite a while

好久不见 好久不見 hao3 jiu3 bu5 jian4
Long time no see

恒久 恆久 heng2 jiu3
constant; persistent; long-lasting; eternal

经久 經久 jing1 jiu3
long-lasting; durable

经久不衰 經久不衰 jing1 jiu3 bu4 shuai1
unfailing; never-ending

久保 久保 jiu3 bao3
Kubo (Japanese surname)

久别 久別 jiu3 bie2
a long period of separation

久别重逢 久別重逢 jiu3 bie2 chong2 feng2
to meet again after a long period of separation

久病 久病 jiu3 bing4
my old illness; chronic condition

久病成良医 久病成良醫 jiu3 bing4 cheng2 liang2 yi1
long illness makes the patient into a good doctor (idiom)

久病成医 久病成醫 jiu3 bing4 cheng2 yi1
(proverb) a long illness makes the patient into a doctor

久长 久長 jiu3 chang2
a long time

久等 久等 jiu3 deng3
to wait for a long time

久而久之 久而久之 jiu3 er2 jiu3 zhi1
over time; as time passes; in the fullness of time

久负盛名 久負盛名 jiu3 fu4 sheng4 ming2
seasoned; honed to perfection over centuries; special reserve

久攻不下 久攻不下 jiu3 gong1 bu4 xia4
to attack for a long time without success

久假不归 久假不歸 jiu3 jia3 bu4 gui1
to fail to return a borrowed item

久经考验 久經考驗 jiu3 jing1 kao3 yan4
well tested (idiom); seasoned; veteran

久久 久久 jiu3 jiu3
for a very long time

久旷 久曠 jiu3 kuang4
to leave uncultivated for a long time; by extension, to neglect one's work; to remain single

久阔 久闊 jiu3 kuo4
a long period of separation

久留 久留 jiu3 liu2
to stay for a long time

久慕 久慕 jiu3 mu4
lit. I've admired you for a long time (honorific).; I've been looking forward to meeting you.; It's an honor to meet you at last.

久慕盛名 久慕盛名 jiu3 mu4 sheng4 ming2
I've admired your reputation for a long time (idiom); I've been looking forward to meeting you.; It's an honor to meet you at last.

久陪 久陪 jiu3 pei2
to accompany over long term

久违 久違 jiu3 wei2
(haven't done sth) for a long time; a long time since we last met

久闻大名 久聞大名 jiu3 wen2 da4 ming2
your name has been known to me for a long time (polite)

久仰 久仰 jiu3 yang3
honorific: I've long looked forward to meeting you.; It's an honor to meet you at last.

久仰大名 久仰大名 jiu3 yang3 da4 ming2
I have been looking forward to meeting you for a long time (idiom)

久已 久已 jiu3 yi3
long ago; a long time since

久远 久遠 jiu3 yuan3
old; ancient; far away

久之 久之 jiu3 zhi1
for a long time

久治 久治 jiu3 zhi4
Jigzhi or Jiuzhi county (Tibetan: gcig sgril rdzong) in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture 果洛州, Qinghai (formerly in Sichuan)

久治县 久治縣 jiu3 zhi4 xian4
Jigzhi or Jiuzhi county (Tibetan: gcig sgril rdzong) in Golog Tibetan autonomous prefecture 果洛州, Qinghai (formerly in Sichuan)

旷日持久 曠日持久 kuang4 ri4 chi2 jiu3
protracted (idiom); long and drawn-out

历久弥坚 歷久彌堅 li4 jiu3 mi2 jian1
to become more resolute with the passing of time (idiom)

历史久远 歷史久遠 li4 shi3 jiu3 yuan3
ancient history

历史悠久 歷史悠久 li4 shi3 you1 jiu3
long-established; time-honored

良久 良久 liang2 jiu3
a good while; a long time

路遥知马力,日久见人心 路遙知馬力,日久見人心 lu4 yao2 zhi1 ma3 li4 - ri4 jiu3 jian4 ren2 xin1
just as distance determines the stamina of a horse, so does time reveal a person's true heart (proverb)

命不久已 命不久已 ming4 bu4 jiu3 yi3
at death's door

耐久 耐久 nai4 jiu3
durable; long-lasting

年久失修 年久失修 nian2 jiu3 shi1 xiu1
worn down by years of non-repair

年之久 年之久 nian2 zhi1 jiu3
period of ... years

前不久 前不久 qian2 bu4 jiu3
not long ago; not long before

顷久 頃久 qing3 jiu3
an instant or an eternity

日久生情 日久生情 ri4 jiu3 sheng1 qing2
familiarity breeds fondness (idiom)

日久岁深 日久歲深 ri4 jiu3 sui4 shen1
to last for an eternity (idiom)

天长地久 天長地久 tian1 chang2 di4 jiu3
enduring while the world lasts (idiom); eternal

天长日久 天長日久 tian1 chang2 ri4 jiu3
after a long time (idiom)

许久 許久 xu3 jiu3
for a long time; for ages

已久 已久 yi3 jiu3
already a long time

永久 永久 yong3 jiu3
everlasting; perpetual; lasting; forever; permanent

永久磁铁 永久磁鐵 yong3 jiu3 ci2 tie3
a permanent magnet

永久冻土 永久凍土 yong3 jiu3 dong4 tu3
permafrost

永久和平 永久和平 yong3 jiu3 he2 ping2
lasting peace; enduring peace

永久居民 永久居民 yong3 jiu3 ju1 min2
permanent resident; person with the right to live in a country or territory

永久性 永久性 yong3 jiu3 xing4
permanent

永久虚电路 永久虛電路 yong3 jiu3 xu1 dian4 lu4
Permanent Virtual Circuit; PVC

悠久 悠久 you1 jiu3
long (tradition, history etc)

有耐久力 有耐久力 you3 nai4 jiu3 li4
durable

友谊地久天长 友誼地久天長 you3 yi4 di4 jiu3 tian1 chang2
Auld Lang Syne, Scottish song with lyrics by Robert Burns 羅伯特·伯恩斯|罗伯特·伯恩斯, sung to mark the start of a new year or as a farewell; also rendered 友誼萬歲|友谊万岁 or 友誼天長地久|友谊天长地久

友谊天长地久 友誼天長地久 you3 yi4 tian1 chang2 di4 jiu3
see 友誼地久天長|友谊地久天长