块 (kuài) English Meaning
unit of currency
lump (of earth)
classifier for currency, pieces of cloth, cake, soap, etc.
Traditional Character: 塊
Nà yǒu liǎng kuài dàngāo.
There were two pieces of cake.
Wǒ chīle sān kuài dàngāo.
I ate three pieces of cake.
Zhè kuài bùliào rǎn de bù hǎo.
This piece of cloth has bad coloration.
Zhè kuài tiěpí bèi qiāo píngle.
The piece of iron was pounded out.
Nǐ liǎn shàng yǒu kuài méi huī wū jī.
You’ve got a smudge of soot on your cheek.
Stroke Order & Character Components
块 (kuài): unit of currency; lump (of earth); chunk; piece; classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap, etc.; colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar, etc.), usually as 块钱
- 土 (tǔ): earth
- 夬 (guài): decisive;
- 大 (dà): big
- 乛 (ya): second, hand