许多 (xu duo): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | May 5, 2018

许多 (Chinese PinYin: [xǔ duō]; traditional Chinese:許多) may mean: (1) adj. many, e.g. 许多产品 (many products); (2) adj. much, e.g. 许多支持 (much support). Literally: 许 (so) + 多 (much). It is one of the most common and core Chinese words that can be used in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese. Some additional example phrases and expressions are: 许多人 (many people), 许多事 (many things), 许多的 (many), 许多房子 (many houses), 许多书籍 (lots of books), 经历许多 (experience a lot), 许多感慨 (lots of sighs), 许多年后 (many years later).

1. How to pronounce 许多?

Chinese Pinyin: [xǔ duō]

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 许多

Synonyms: 很多, 好多

Antonyms: 很少, 没有, 少许,

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

Fixed expression: 许许多多 (plenty of),

Collocation: 许多人 (many people), 许多事 (many things), 许多的 (many), 许多房子 (many houses), 许多书籍 (lots of books), 经历许多 (experience a lot), 许多感慨 (lots of sighs), 许多年后 (many years later),

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4. How to use 许多 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 许多.

4.1 我们可以慢慢的改变许多事情

Translation: We can slowly change many things.

4.2 许多小公司没能经受住1997年的那次经济危机。

Translation: Many small companies failed to withstand the 1997 economic crisis.

4.3 一名飞行员必须具备许多不同的素质, 特别是过硬的心理素质。

Translation: A pilot must have many different qualities, especially strong psychological qualities.

4.4 他的作品曾在许多国家和地区展出。

Translation: His works have been exhibited in many countries and regions.

4.5 义乌 – 这个世界上最大的批发市场 – 聘请了三名外国“街头督察”,帮助这个中国东部城市的许多游客和外籍人士可以更便利地生活。

Translation: Yiwu – home to what’s become known as the world’s biggest wholesale market – has hired three foreign “street inspectors” to help make life easier for the many visitors and expats in the eastern Chinese city.

4.6 随着肯尼亚和津巴布韦的政治发展,两国的许多方面都毫无疑问会发生改变 – 希望会往着好得方向发展。

Translation: As Kenya and Zimbabwe navigate their political futures, much in both countries will no doubt change – one hopes for the better.

4.7 房子塌了,许多人因此而丧命。

Translation: The house collapsed and many people died because of it.

4.8 是的,我们有许多。

Translation: Yes, we have a lot of it.

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