temporary; interim; unexpectedly
Tone marks: ►lín shí
Tone numbers: lin2 shi2
First Character: 臨 (lín) – to face; to overlook; to arrive; to be (just) about to; just before
Second Character: 時 (shí) – time; when; hour; season; period
Examples of Lín Shí
Audio files are marked with ►
►Tā línshí yǒu shì bùnéng lái.
Something came up so he can't come.
►Jīntiān de huìyì línshí qǔxiāo.
The meeting today was unexpectedly cancelled.