五 (Chinese PinYin: [wǔ]; traditional Chinese: 五) may mean: (1) measure word. five, e.g. 五个苹果 (five apples); (2) noun. five o’clock, e.g. 早上五点 (five o’clock in the morning); (3) adj. number five, e.g. 第五页 (page number five). It is one of the basic Chinese words used in everyday conversations. Some example phrases and expressions are: 五一 (May Day), 五月 (May), 五边形 (pentagon), 五彩 (colourful), 五彩缤纷 (full of bright colours), 五千元 (five thousand yuan), 五十 (fifty), 五百年 (five hundred years).
1. How to pronounce 五?
Chinese Pinyin: [wǔ]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 五
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 五.
Fixed expression: 五点 (five o’clock), 五一 (May Day), 五月 (May), 五边形 (pentagon), 五彩 (colourful), 五彩缤纷 (full of bright colours), 五斗柜 (chest of drawers), 五谷 (five cereals, i.e. rice, millet, broomcorn millet, wheat and beans]), 五官 (facial features), 五金 (hardware), 五行 (theory of the five elements), 五指 (five fingers), 五四运动 (the historical May 4th Movement),
Collocation: 第五次 (the 5th time), 五千元 (five thousand yuan), 五十 (fifty), 五百年 (five hundred years), 三皇五帝 (legendary rulers of China in ancient times),
Idioms: 五雷轰顶 (be thunderstruck), 五体投地 (be awestruck with admiration), 五花八门 (of a wide variety), 五马分尸 (a form of death sentence in ancient times), 三纲五常 (three cardinal guides and five constant virtues as specified in the Confucian ethical code), 五大三粗 (big and tall), 五光十色 (multicoloured), 五彩斑斓 (riot of colour), 五谷丰登 (bumper grain harvest),
Terminologies: 五倍子 (Chinese gall), 五步蛇 (long-nosed pit viper),
4. How to use 五 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 五.
Translation: The five of us are enough.
4.2 从今年开始, “五一”假期从7天缩短为3天
Translation: Starting this year, the May Day holiday is reduced to 3 days from 7 days.
Translation: There are about five thousand students in this middle school.
Translation: I had an appointment with my old classmates at a coffee shop in the subway station at 5pm.
Translation: Delaware has only three counties: New Castle County, Kent County, and Sussex County. Delaware has the least amount of counties among the 50 counties in the United States.
Translation: One of the original 13 colonies and one of the six New England states, Massachusetts is known for being the landing-place of the Mayflower and the Pilgrims.
4.7 我已经第五次参加中国驾考了, 还是没有通过.
Translation: I’ve taken Chinese driving test for the 5th time yet could not pass.
Translation: China civilization network announced the fifth national civilized city list.
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