两 (liang): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 30, 2018

两 (Chinese PinYin: [liǎng]; traditional Chinese:兩) may mean: (1) numeral. two; (2) noun. both parties; (3) numeral. a few; (4) measure word. unit of weight (equal to 50 grams). It is one of the most common Chinese characters and can combine with other characters to form various phrases and expressions such as 两半儿 (two halves), 两边 (both sides), 两重 (double), 两广 (Guangdong and Guangxi), 两性 (both sexes), 两用 (dual-purpose), 两个人 (two people), 两回事 (two entirely different matters), 一两 (50 gram).

1. How to pronounce 两?

Chinese Pinyin: [liǎng]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 两

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3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 两.

Fixed expression: 两半儿 (two halves), 两边 (both sides), 两重 (double), 两广 (Guangdong and Guangxi), 两性 (both sexes), 两用 (dual-purpose),

Collocation: 两个人 (two people), 两回事 (two entirely different matters), 一两 (50 gram), 二两 (100 gram), 三两 (150 gram),

Idioms: 两全其美 (satisfy both sides), 两相情愿 (by mutual consent), 两小无猜 (innocent playmates), 两袖清风 (remain uncorrupted),

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4. How to use 两 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 两.

4.1 榜单称,火箭队最近两场输球全是因为姚明缺乏霸气。

Translation: According to the list, the Houston Rockets’ recent 2 losses were attributed to Yao’s lack of aggressiveness.

4.2 这条铁路连接两个城市,即纽约与芝加哥。

Translation: The railroad connects two cities, namely, New York and Chicago.

4.3 两个来自新泽西州的猎人跑到森林里去打猎,其中一个掉落到地面上

Translation: A couple of New Jersey hunters are out in the woods when one of them falls to the ground.

4.4 我们每人保留一份正本和两份副本。

Translation: Each of us keeps one original and two copies.

4.5 根据北京研究机构Analysus,中国网红市场的价值在2018年将超过1000亿元,是2016年的528亿元的近两倍。

Translation: The value of China’s internet celebrity market is tipped to surpass 100 billion yuan in 2018, nearly twice the 52.8 billion yuan in 2016, according to Beijing-based research agency Analysus.

4.6 义乌机场(国际航空运输协会代码: YIW, 国际民航组织代码: ZSYW)是中国浙江省金华义乌市的一个军民两用机场。

Translation: Yiwu Airport (IATA: YIW, ICAO: ZSYW) is a dual-use military and civil airport serving Yiwu, Jinhua in Zhejiang Province, China.

4.7 但是事实上,两者是可以共存的。

Translation: But actually, the two of them do coexist.

4.8 拔河比赛是一项直接让两支队伍相互对抗比拼力量的运动。

Translation: Tug of war is a sport that directly puts two teams against each other in a test of strength.

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