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Introducing Measure Words 基本量词

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ID: AI029 Newbie
  In this All the Way to Intermediate lesson, we introduce Chinese measure words. In Chinese, most numbered nouns are preceded by specific measure words. These are also known as classifiers. Take a look at our lesson where we introduce the first batch of these important words. Make sure to watch other ATWTI episodes and don't forget to visit Practice tab for more links. If you think you've missed some of the series, check our playlist here: All the Way to Intermediate Here are other related lessons from our library that will supplement this lesson and boost your Chinese level. Important Measure Words for Food and Drink All About Measure Words Measure Word Fundamentals: 个,只,条,张 Measure Words for Counting People Measure Words for Verbs 动量词
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
ge general measure word
liàng classifier for vehicles
běn basis, origin, measure word
zhǐ paper
一个包子
yī ge bāozi
one steam bun
一辆车
yī liàng chē
one car
一辆自行车
yī liàng zìxíngchē
one bicycle
一瓶水
yī píng shuǐ
one bottle of water
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