Most Common Measure Words

These MWs are similar to those used in English.  Yes, English has MWs, i.e. piece of paper, a flock of seagulls, etc. 


bāo

Pack (of things, of cigarettes, of candy, etc.)


bēi

Cup (of tea, of coffee, etc.)

块 \ 塊
kuài

Things that come in pieces, hunks, chunks, or lumps. A measure of currency. A piece (of soap, of land, of cake, etc.) Olympic medals, etc.


Boxes (of chocolate, etc.)


píng

Bottle (of beer, of water, of wine, of Coke, etc.)


qún

Crowd or group (of people); flock (of birds, sheep); swarm (bees); or herd (animals).

双/雙
shuāng

Pairs (chopsticks, eyes, socks, shoes, etc.


tào

Set (of furniture, stamps, etc.)

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