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多少 duōshǎo: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 1

多少 (duōshǎo) English Meaning

  • how much
  • how many

Traditional Characters: 多少

多 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

少 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 4 and HSK 5.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 我欠您多少?
    Wǒ qiàn nín duōshǎo?
    How much do I owe you?
  • 多少苹果?
    Duōshǎo píngguǒ?
    How many apples are there?
  • 他要多少?
    Tā yào duōshǎo?
    How many does he want?
  • 你用多少糖?
    Nǐ yòng duōshǎo táng?
    How much sugar do you use?
  • 还剩多少时间?
    Hái shèng duōshǎo shíjiān?
    How much time is left?

Stroke Order & Character Components

多 (duō): many; much; often; a lot of; numerous; more; in excess; how (to what extent); multi-; Taiwan pronunciation (duó) when it means 'how'

  • (xī): evening
  • (xī): evening

少 (shǎo): few; less; to lack; to be missing; to stop (doing something); seldom

  • (xiǎo): small
  • 丿 (piě): oblique

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 多

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

  • 多么 (duō me): how (wonderful, etc.); what (a great idea, etc.); however (difficult it may be, etc.)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 少

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

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