几 (jǐ): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 7, 2018

几 (Chinese PinYin: [jǐ]; traditional Chinese:幾) may mean: (1) adv. how many, e.g. 几点了 (what time is it); (2) determiner. a few, e.g. 几年前 (a few years ago). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 几重 (how much weight), 几日 (how many days), 几年前 (a few years ago), 几个问题 (a few questions), 几本书 (a few books).

1. How to pronounce几?

Chinese Pinyin: [jǐ]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 几

Synonyms: 一些,

Antonyms: N/A

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 几.

Fixed expression: 几个 (several; how many), 几何 (geometry), 几种 (some kinds of), 几内亚 (Guinea), 几何图形 (geometric figure), 平面几何 (plane geometry), 几点 (a few points; when),

Collocation: 几重 (how much weight), 几日 (how many days), 几年前 (a few years ago), 几个问题 (a few questions), 几本书 (a few books), 几点了 (what time is it), 几分钟 (several minutes),

Idioms: 所剩无几 (there is not much left), 几次三番 (time after time), 曾几何时 (only a short while ago), 相差无几 (very nearly the same), 寥寥无几 (very few),

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 几 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 几.

4.1 几艘军舰正在太平洋上游弋。

Translation: Several warships are cruising around the Pacific Ocean.

4.2 这个任务我们几个人就足够了

Translation: The several of us will be enough for this task.

4.3 编辑删掉了几篇访问率很低的文章。

Translation: The editor deletes a few articles with low visiting rates.

4.4 对于我们大部分人来说, 几何是一门难学的课程。

Translation: Geometry is a difficult subject to most of us.

4.5 在我这方面,我有几点需要补充一下。

Translation: From my side, I have a few points to add.

4.6 共享单车在未来几年将会进一步扩张.

Translation: Bike share will expand further in future years.

4.7 作为家庭主妇,玛丽几乎做了全部家务。

Translation: As a housewife, Mary has to do almost all the chores.

4.8 我们调查了几天,却没有发现嫌疑人的踪迹。

Translation: We investigated for a few days but found no trace of the suspect.

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