Classifiers (8) – 量词 (8)

Classifiers (8) – 量词 (8)

 

栋 (dòng)

“栋” is the classifier for house or building.

e.g.

房子 (yí dòng fángzi) A house

那几大楼都坍塌了。(Nà jǐ dòng dàlóu dōu tāntā le.) Those buildings all collapsed.

我们以前就住在这公寓里。(Wǒmen yǐqián jiù zhù zài zhè dòng gōngyù li.) We used to live in this apartment.

 

粒 (lì)

“粒” is the classifier for granular materials, small and hard objects such as rice, sand, seed, etc.

e.g.

米 (Yī lì mǐ) A grain of rice

葡萄 (Jǐ lì pútao) A few grapes

子弹 (Wǔ lì zǐdàn) Five bullets

 

枚 (méi)

“枚” is similar to “个.” It is mainly used for small objects. It indicates “piece” as an individual measure word for badges, stamps, or some small flat or round-shaped things.

e.g.

硬币 (Yī méi yìngbì) A coin

奖章 (Liǎng méi jiǎngzhāng) Two medals

导弹从天而降。(Yī méi dǎodàn cóngtiān’érjiàng.) A missile fell from the sky.

我这里有三邮票。(Wǒ zhèli yǒu sān méi yóupiào.)I have three stamps here.

 

则 (zé)

“则” is the classifier for number words used for sub-items or self-paragraphs. 

e.g.

新闻一 (Xīnwén yī zé) An item of news

笑话 (Liǎng zé xiàohuà) Two jokes

我们在当地报纸上登了一广告。(Wǒmen zài dāngdì bàozhǐ shàng dēng le yī zé guǎnggào.) We put an ad in the local newspaper.

 

盏( zhǎn)

“盏” is the measure word for lamp and small cup.

e.g.

灯 (yī zhǎn dēng) A lamp

酒 (yī zhǎn jiǔ) A cup of wine

茶 (yī zhǎn chá) A cup of tea

 

人次 (rén cì)

“人次” is a compound quantifier, indicating the sum of the number of times.

e.g.

国内游学人次预计将达900万。 (Guónèi yóuxué réncì yùjì jiāng dá 900 wàn.) The number of domestic study tours is expected to reach 9 million.

共有超过1亿3000万人次参观了该公园。(Gòng yǒu chāoguò 1 yì 3000 wàn réncì cānguān le gāi gōngyuán.) More than 130 million people have visited the park.

在这4000万乘客中,870万人次乘坐地铁出行。(Zài zhè 4000 wàn chéngkè zhōng,870 wàn réncì chéngzuò dìtiě chūxíng.)  Of the 40 million passengers, 8.7 million took the subway.

1. 这条街上有好多 ___ 百年老屋。
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2. 这个景区最值得看的就是那 ___ 建筑。
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3. 这个药一天吃六 ___ ,每顿饭后两 ___ 。
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4. 下午你去超市帮我带两袋大 ___ 盐吧。
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5. 这 ___ 戒指是他求婚时送给我的。
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