Classifiers (2) – 量词 (2)

Classifiers (2) – 量词 (2)

 

位 (wèi)

“位” is the classifier for persons (polite way).

e.g.

小姐 (yī wèi xiǎojiě) a lady

演员 (nà wèi yǎnyuán) that actor

件 (jiàn)

“件” is a classifier for nouns.

“件” could be used for clothes, usually upper outer garments.

e.g.

衣服 (yī jiàn yīfú) A piece of clothing

毛衣 (sān jiàn máoyī) Three sweaters

“件” could be used for some nouns indicating something of a certain category, which emphasizes quantity.

e.g.

家具 (liǎng jiàn jiājù) Two pieces of furniture

行李 (sān jiàn xínglǐ) Three pieces of luggage

“件” could be used for events or legal cases.

e.g.

帮我做一事情吧!(Bāng wǒ zuò yī jiàn shìqíng ba!) Do one thing for me!

案子有点儿奇怪。(Zhè jiàn ànzi yǒudiǎnr qíguài.) This case is a bit strange.

条 (tiáo)

“条” is used for strip-shaped objects.

“条” could be used for transportation facilities.

e.g.

公路 (yītiáo gōnglù) a highway

河 (liǎng tiáo hé) two rivers

“条” could be used for clothes and daily necessities.

e.g.

毛巾 (yītiáo máojīn) a towl

裙子 (yītiáo qúnzi) a skirt

烟 (yītiáo yān) one carton of cigarette

“条” could be used for strip-shaped animals or body parts.

e.g.

尾巴 (yītiáo wěibā) a tail

蛇 (yītiáo shé) a snake

“条” could be used for lines.

e.g.

线 (yītiáo xiàn) a line

封 (fēng)

“封” as a classifier individual measure for things that can be sealed.

e.g.

信 (yī fēng xìn) a letter

邮件 (yī fēng yóujiàn) a mail

层 (céng)

“层” as a classifier means “stories” “floor” or “layer for an outer covering”.

e.g.

楼 (yī céng lóu) A storey of a building

冰 (yī céng bīng) A layer of ice

皮 (yī céng pí) A layer of skin

1. 我妈妈是一 ___ 老师。(Wǒ māma shì yī ___ lǎoshī .)
A.
B.
C.
D.
2. 下午我想去买一 ___ 新衣服。( Xiàwǔ wǒ xiǎng qù mǎi yī ___ xīn yīfú.)
A.
B.
C.
D.
3. 这 ___ 家具(furniture)太旧了。(Zhè ___ jiājù tài jiù le. )
A.
B.
C.
D.
4. 我有一 ___ 很重要的事情要告诉你。(Wǒ yǒu yī ___ hěn zhòngyào de shìqíng yào gàosù nǐ. )
A.
B.
C.
D.
5. 长江(The Changjiang River)是中国最长的一 ___ 河。(Chángjiāng shì zhōngguó zuì cháng de yī ___ hé. )
A.
B.
C.
D.
6. 你怎么又买了一 ___ 黑色的裙子?(Nǐ zěnme yòu mǎi le yī ___ hēisè de qúnzi ?)
A.
B.
C.
D.
7. 音乐室(music room)在二 ___ 。(Yīnyuè shì zài èr ___.)
A.
B.
C.
D.
8. 请不要站在这 ___ 黄线外面。(Qǐng bùyào zhàn zài zhè ___ huángxiàn wàimiàn.)
A.
B.
C.
D.
9. 我收到一 ___ 新邮件。(Wǒ shōudào yī ___ xīn yóujiàn.)
A.
B.
C.
D.
10. 那 ___ 小狗真可爱。(Nà ___ xiǎogǒu zhēn kěài.)
A.
B.
C.
D.

 

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  1. Great Fast review of my Ability on CHINESE MEASURE WORDS. I found some marvelous challenge on my Understand of Chinese Measure words, and remind my skills on Chinese Language too.

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