The English word TIME has multiple meanings which would require at least three distinct words when translated into other languages. Consider the following three answers to the simple-sounding question "what time was it?"
a. It was 9 a.m. b. It was the third time. c. It was during the tenth century.
Golomb, Solomon W.
"The Meaning of Time,"
Word Ways: Vol. 46
, Article 3.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol46/iss1/3