Measure Words In Chinese

Measure Words In Chinese

量词 - liàng cí

measure words in Chinese

a measure word for general use

sháo zi
a spoon
ge bēi
four cups or glasses
nǚ hái
a girl
jī dàn
an egg
yín háng
a bank
fáng jiān
a room
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measure word for building, mountain, etc

zuò

zuò qiáo
a bridge
zuò shān
a mountain
zuò lóu
a building
zuò diāo xiàng
a statue
zuò fáng zi
a house
tā gài le yí zuò bú dà de huā yuán.
He built a garden, but not too big.
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measure word for school, hospital or building

suǒ

suǒ fáng zi
a house
suǒ xué xiào
a school
nǐ shì zěn me zhī dào zhè suǒ dà xué de
How do you know this University?
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measure word used to quantify pictures, paintings, prints, etc

qiáng shang guà zhe yì huà.
There is a drawing hung on the wall.
wǒ yǒu yì shì jiè dì tú hé yì fú zhōng guó dì tú
I have a World Map and a Map of China

secret society; group, band (measure word of people)

bāng

bāng huì
the secret society, underworld gang
hēi bāng
bunch of gangsters, criminal gang
bāng qiáng dào
a gang of bandits
lián chéng yì bāng
to join and form into a gang or clique
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measure word for suit, set, group, houses

tào

tào fáng zi
a house
tào jiā jù
a set of furniture
tào cǎi bǐ
a set of colourful pencils or pens
西
tào xī zhuāng
a business suit
tā wèi xīn jiā gòu mǎi le yí tào chú fáng qì jù .
She bought a set kitchen utensils for her new house.
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a measure word for doors, windows, etc

shàn

shàn mén
a door
zhè shì yí shàn mén.
This is a door.
shàn chuāng hu
a window
wǒ de fáng jiān lǐ yǒu yí shàn fēi cháng dà de chuāng hu.
There is a big window in my room.
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measure word for large animals (like pig, cow, sheep, elephant, etc.); for garlic or onion

tóu

tóu suàn
a garlic
tóu zhū
a pig
tóu xiǎo niú bèi yòng zuò jì sì.
A young cow is used as a sacrifice.

measure word for rolls of cloth or silk; measure word for horses

zhè shì yì
This is a horse.
cloth

 

tā men shì tú xùn fú nà mǎ.
phr. They tried to tame that horse.
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piece, sheet (used for photo, paper, drawings, etc.); used for bows; used for human face and mouth; used for tables, beds, etc.

zhāng

zhāng biǎo
a form
zhāng liǎn
a face
zhāng dì tú
a map
zhāng cān jīn zhǐ
a table napkin
zhāng zuǐ
a mouth
zhāng gōng jiāo kǎ
a bus card
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a measure word for clothes, events, etc.

jiàn

jiàn yī fu
a piece of clothing
zhè jiàn máo yī tài xiǎo le.
This sweater is too small.
zhè jiàn jiā kè tài hòu le.
This jacket is too thick.
tā dā ying gěi wǒ mǎi yí jiàn chèn yī
She agreed to buy a shirt for me
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share, portion, part; copy

fèn

fèn bào zhǐ
a newspaper
qǐng bāng wǒ fā yí fèn chuán zhēn
Please help me send a fax
běn zhōu wǒ jiāng tóu chū wǔ fèn jiǎn lì
This week I will send out five resumes
饿
wǒ yí gè rén chī le liǎng fèn fàn, tài è le.
phr. I ate two servings of meal by myself, (because I was) too hungry
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measure word for papers, articles

piān

duǎn piān xiǎo shuō
short story
piān wén zhāng
an article
piān xiǎo shuō
a short story, a novel
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measure word for tree or grass

shù
a tree
zhú zi
a bamboo
zài wǒ men de huā yuán lǐ yǒu yì ǎi píng guǒ shù
There is a short apple tree in our garden.
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piece, cut, lump

kuài

zhè kuài shí tóu shì hè sè de.
This stone has a brown color.
tā dài le yí kuài yín sè de shǒu biǎo.
He wears a silver-colored watch.
zài wǒ men de huā yuán lǐ yǒu yì ǎi píng guǒ shù
There is a short apple tree in our garden.

measure word for long and thin things (trousers, road…, dogs), for people

tiáo

tiáo shé
a snake
wǒ xiǎng yào yì tiáo tǎn zi
I want a blanket.
tiáo
a fish
wǒ xiǎng mǎi yì tiáo xīn chuáng dān.
I want to buy a new bed sheet.
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a measure word for shoes and paired items

shuāng

shuāng shǒu
a pair of hands
shuāng jiǎo
a pair of feet
shuāng kuài zi
a pair of chopsticks
shuāng yǎn jing
a pair of eyes
tā mǎi le yì shuāng xié
He bought a pair of shoes
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measure word for small spheres

bō li qiú
a glass ball
xīn
a heart
a tooth
niǔ kòu
a button (of clothes)
xīng xing
a star
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measure word for birds and some animals, for one of certain paired things, for certain containers, or small

zhī

zhī niǎo
a bird
zhī
a chicken
zhī yáng
a sheep
zhī gǒu
a dog
zhī māo
a cat
zhī wǎn
a bowl

measure word for films, works of literature, devices or vehicles

shǒu jī
a cellphone
diàn huà
a phone
zhè shì yí duō yòng chē
This is a multi-service car.
zhè diàn yǐng zhēn méi yì si
This movie is so boring.
wǒ mǎi le yí èr shǒu chē.
I have bought a second-hand car.

a measure word for something with a handle

jiǎn dāo
a pair of scissors
yǐ zi
a chair
sǎn
an umbrella
liǎng dāo
two knives
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measure word for books

běn

běn shū
a book
běn cí diǎn
a dictionary
běn zá zhì
a magazine
wǒ yǒu sān běn shū .
phr. I have three books.

measure for grain and grain-like things

yào
a medical pill
shā zi
a grain of sand
cháng
long grain rice
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measure word for leaves, pills, etc; vast expanse

piàn

piàn cǎo dì
a lawn
piàn miàn bāo
a piece of bread
piàn sēn lín
a forest
piàn shā mò
a desert

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