Classifiers (1) – 量词 (1)

Classifiers (1) – 量词 (1)

 

个 (gè)

“个” is a general classifier, which is used to count nouns.

e.g.

朋友 (yī gè péngyǒu) a friend

星期 (yī gè xīng qī) a week

本 (běn)

“本” is the classifier for books, periodicals, files.

e.g.

书 (yī běn shū) a book

杂志 (yī běn zázhì) a magazine

口 (kǒu)

“口” is the classifier for family members.

e.g.

一家五人 (yījiā wǔ kǒu rén) A family of 5 persons

“口” is the classifier for bites or mouthfuls.

e.g.

我可以吃一饭吗?(Wǒ kěyǐ chī yīkǒu fàn ma?) Can I have a bite of rice?

杯 (bēi)

“杯” as a classifier is used for “cup or glass of something”.

e.g.

我要一啤酒。(Wǒ yào yībēi píjiǔ.) I want a glass of beer.

咖啡是我的。(Zhè bēi kāfēi shì wǒ de.) This cup of coffee is mine.

家 (jiā)

“家” as a classifier is used for “family” or “firms”.

e.g.

这栋楼有三人去年搬走了。(Zhè dòng lóu yǒusān jiā rén qùnián bān zǒu le.) Three families moved out of this building last year.

我有两小公司。(Wǒ yǒu liǎng jiā xiǎo gōngsī.)I have two small companies.

间 (jiān)

“间” as a classifier is used for “rooms” or “spaces”.

e.g.

屋子是我的,那是我朋友的。(Zhè jiān wūzi shì wǒ de, nà jiān shì wǒ péngyǒu de.) This room belongs to me, and that one belongs to my friend.

块 (kuài)

“块” as a classifier could be used for “money”, meaning “kuai” “yuan” “dollar”.

e.g.

你要几钱?(Nǐ yào jǐ kuài qián?) How much money do you want?

可以给我十钱吗?(Kěyǐ gěi wǒ shí kuài qián ma?) Can you give me ten yuan?

“块” as a classifier could be used to measure a lump, a piece with or without a regular shape.

e.g.

手表 (yīkuài shǒubiǎo) a watch

巧克力 (yīkuài qiǎokèlì)a chocolate

页 (yè)

“页” indicates “page or sheet of books or papers” as a classifier.

e.g.

请打开汉语书第三。(Qǐng dǎkāi hànyǔ shū dì sān yè.) Please open the third page of the Chinese book.

这本书有八十。 (Zhè běn shū yǒu bāshí yè.) This book has eighty pages.

1. 我今天认识了一 ___ 新朋友。(Wǒ jīntiān rènshí le yī ___ xīn péngyǒu.)
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2. 妈妈买了两 ___ 汉语书。(Māmɑ mǎi le liǎnɡ ___ hànyǔ shū.)
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3. 你的朋友家有几 ___ 人?(Nǐ de pénɡyou jiā yǒu jǐ ___ rén ?)
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4. 请坐,喝 ___ 茶吧。(Qǐng zuò, hē ___ chá ba.)
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5. 哥哥喜欢每天晚上喝一 ___ 牛奶。(Gēge xǐhuān měitiān wǎnshàng hē yī ___ niúnǎi.)
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6. 我姐姐在一 ___ 医院工作。(Wǒ jiějie zài yī ___ yīyuàn gōngzuò.)
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7. 那 ___ 办公室不是我的。(Nà ___ bàngōng shì bù shì wǒ de.)
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8. 桌子上有一百 ___ 钱。(Zhuōzi shàng yǒu yī bǎi ___ qián.)
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9. 你想吃几 ___ 蛋糕(cake)?(Nǐ xiǎng chī jǐ ___ dàngāo?)
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10. 弟弟每天写一 ___ 汉字。(Dìdi měitiān xiě yī ___ hànzì.)
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