Chinese Measure Words

Updated on November 7, 2019 in Learn Chinese
3 on September 3, 2019

专用名量词

个ge、条tiao、根gen、枝zhi、张zhang、颗ke、粒li、双shuang、对dui etc.

临时名量词

指的是某些名词临时处在量词的位置上,被用作数量单位。

计量名量词

公斤gong jin、尺chi、亩mu、度du etc.

通用名量词

种zhong、类lei、些xie、点dian etc.

动量词: 趟tang、遍bian、次ci、场chang etc.

 

These are some basic categories of Chinese measure words and examples.

If you have any question about Chinese, feel free to ask me in the comment. I’d like to help 🙂

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0 on September 28, 2019

Explain which one measures what exactly.

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0 on October 12, 2019

Thanks for your examples. More explanations about Chinese measure words are here:

Explanations of Chinese Measure Words

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0 on November 7, 2019

 What are some of the most troublesome issues you have ever encountered while learning Chinese? The use of measure words would probably be on the list, if not on the top. You are not alone, using measure words correctly can be a challenge for many Mandarin Learners, especially those whose native languages do not frequently use measure words, for example, English.  A Guide on Measure Words in Mandarin Chinese for Beginners

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