Measure Words: Writing & Speech

Please Note:  The measure words listed below may have other uses in Mandarin, but this list specifically addresses use with respect to Writing & Speech.


Movies and films.

场 / 場
chǎng

Speech.

出 / 齣
chū

Dramas, plays, operas.


Movies and films.


Phrases or lines of verse, i.e. sentences (spoken or written), etc. 


piān

Written items, i.e. newspaper article, chapters, etc.


shǒu

Songs and poems.


tōng

Conversations, i.e. telephone calls, etc.

则 / 則

Short sections of written documents, i.e. a story, advertisement, news article, etc.

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