Pronunciation

liǎng

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liǎng Meaning

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Pīnyīn Pronunciation
liǎng | liang3
English translation
two
both
some
a few
tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty jīn [jīn] (old)
two, both, pair, couple; ounce

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About liǎng

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Number of strokes

7

Traditional form

liǎng

Contains the radical

Part of speech

Numeral / 数词 shù cí Shù cí

Learning hint

Two people  Cóng together in a cart

Etymology of liǎng

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Type

ideographic

Positional decomposition

冂从

Explanation

Simplified form of liǎng . Combination of two bǐng characters. The significance of bǐng is unclear.

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Example sentences using liǎng

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医生 yīshēng shǎng de liǎng kuài shé jiē hǎo le .

The doctor knit the two broken bones in his arm.

这种 zhè zhǒng 皮肤病 pí fū bìng 一两 tiān 之内 zhī nèi jiù huì hǎo de .

This skin disease will clear up in a day or two.

我们 wǒmen 必须 bìxū zhè liǎng jiān 卧室 wòshì 准备 zhǔnbèi hǎo gōng 客人 kèrén yòng .

We must make the two bedrooms ready for our visitors.

Néng wéi lòng dào liǎng Zhāng 音乐会 yīn yuè huì hǎo 座位 zuòwèi de piào ?

Can you secure me two good seats for the concert?

liǎng de 相互 xiāng hù 交流 jiāoliú 产生 chǎnshēng le 许多 xǔduō hǎo 主意 zhǔyi .

The interaction of the two groups produced many good ideas.

Words with liǎng

Explore 18 words and sayings that include the Chinese character liǎng in their composition.

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FrequencySimplifiedMeaningTraditional
liǎng two liǎng
两国 liǎng guó both countries兩國
两岸 liǎng àn bilateral兩岸
两者 liǎng zhě both sides兩者
两边 liǎng bian either side兩邊
两头 liǎng tóu both ends兩頭
两面 liǎng miàn both sides兩面
两旁 liǎng páng both sides兩旁
两端 liǎng duān two extremes兩端
两样 liǎng yàng two kinds兩樣
两码事 liǎng mǎ shì two quite different things兩碼事
进退两难 jìn tuì liǎng nán trapped進退兩難
两难 liǎng nán dilemma兩難
两下 liǎng xià twice兩下
两性 liǎng xìng male and female兩性
两用 liǎng yòng dual-use兩用
两下子 liǎng xià zi a couple of times兩下子
一国两制 yī guó liǎng zhì one country, two systems (PRC proposal regarding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)一國兩制

liǎng Decomposition & Compounds

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liǎng Compounds

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