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Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
gè | ge4
English translation
individual
this
that
size
classifier for people or objects in general
variant of
>[gè]
this, that; single; measure word for individuals

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Number of strokes

3

Traditional form

Contains the radical

shù

Part of speech

Isolated measure word / 量词 liàng cí Liàngcí

Learning hint

A tally  shù of people  rén

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

人丨

Explanation

Pictograph of one stalk of bamboo. Same as one half of the character for bamboo ( zhú ).

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zài Mén 下面 xià miàn chā xiē , hǎo ràng Mén kāi zhāo .

Put a wedge under the door so that it will stay open.

今晚 jīn wǎn zài 学校 xuéxiào 吃饭 chī fàn , qǐng 签个 ràng 出去 chū qù hǎo ?

I shouldn't be dining in college tonight. Would you mind signing me out?

咱们 zámen tiào 这个 zhè ge 舞好 ? de 探戈舞跳得 tài zāo .

Let's sit this one out, shall we? I'm afraid I tango very badly.

Néng gěi zhǎo hǎo 旅馆 lǚ guǎn ?

Can you fit me up in a good hotel?

如果 rúguǒ 调换 diào huàn 一下 yīxià 位置 wèizhi , 这个 zhè ge 句子 jùzi yǐn 起来 qǐlai jiù gēng hǎo le .

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Words with

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
this
这个 zhè ge this這個
那个 nà ge that one那個
个人 gèrén individual個人
整个 zhěnggè whole整個
一个人 yī gè rén alone (without company)一個人
几个 jǐ ge a few幾個
哪个 nǎ ge which哪個
各个 gè gè every各個
个性 gèxìng individuality個性
每个人 měi ge rén everybody每個人
半个 bàn ge half of sth半個
个别 gèbié individual個別
个体 gètǐ individual個體
个股 gè gǔ share (in a listed company)個股
多个 duō ge many多個
一个个 yī gè gè each and every one一個個
下一个 xià yī ge the next one下一個
个个 gè gè each and every個個
个性化 gè xìng huà to personalize個性化
个头 gè tóu size個頭

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Decomposition

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