零钱 líng qián: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 4

零钱 (líng qián) English Meaning

  • change (of money)
  • small change
  • pocket money

Traditional Characters:  零錢

零 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

钱 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 4 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to see them all.

Sample Sentences

  • 这是你零钱。
    Zhè shì nǐ língqián.
    Here is your change.
  • 我没有零钱。
    Wǒ méiyǒu língqián.
    I don’t have any change.
  • 不用找零钱了。
    Bùyòng zhǎo língqiánle.
    Keep the change.
  • 我没任何零钱。
    Wǒ méi rènhé língqián.
    I don’t have any change.
  • 你身上有零钱吗?
    Nǐ shēnshang yǒu língqián ma?
    Do you have any change on you?
  • 你找错了零钱给我。
    Nǐ zhǎo cuòle língqián gěi wǒ.
    You gave me the wrong change.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

零 (líng): zero; nought; zero sign; fractional; fragmentary; odd (of numbers); (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one); fraction; (in mathematics) remainder (after division); extra; to wither and fall; to wither

  •  (yǔ): rain
  •  (lìng): to order; to command; an order; warrant; writ; to cause; to make sth happen; virtuous; honorific title; season; government position (old)

钱 (qián): coin; money; CL:筆|笔(bǐ); a unit of weight, one-tenth of a tael 兩|两(liǎng)

  • (jīn): gold / metal
  • (gē): halberd
  • (jiān): narrow; small;

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 零

HSK 2 Word List

  • 零(líng):  zero; nought; zero sign; fractional; fragmentary; odd (of numbers); (placed between two numbers to indicate a smaller quantity followed by a larger one); fraction; (in mathematics) remainder (after division)

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 钱

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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