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两 liǎng: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 2

两 (liǎng) English Meaning

  • two (quantities)
  • both
  • ounce
  • some
  • a few
  • tael
  • weight equal to 50 grams

Traditional Character:  

This character forms words in:

Sample Sentences

  • 前进两步。
    Qiánjìn liǎng bù.
    Advance two steps.
  • 雪深两英尺。
    Xuě shēn liǎng yīngchǐ.
    The snow is two feet deep.
  • 我有两辆车。
    Wǒ yǒu liǎng liàng chē.
    I had two cars.
  • 她两腿麻痹。
    Tā liǎng tuǐ mábì.
    She is paralyzed in both legs.
  • 我有两只猫。
    Wǒ yǒu liǎng zhī māo.
    I have two cats.
  • 我有两本书。
    Wǒ yǒu liǎng běn shū.
    I have two books.

Stroke Order & Character Components

hsk 2 liang
  •  (yī): one
  •  (jiōng): scope
  •  (rén): man
  •  (rén): man

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 两

HSK 2 Word List

  • 两(liǎng):  two (quantities); both; ounce; some; a few; tael; weight equal to 50 grams

HSK 6 Word List

  • 一举两得(yì jǔliǎng dé):  one move, two gains (idiom); two birds with one stone

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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