CHI506 L. 15 Notes

CHI506 L. 15 Notes - . (how many)— is used for small or...

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1. Measure word: z (in L14) Chinese nouns are counted with a measure word. It is close to the concept of ‘a pair of’. However, the measure word is also required when indicating singular nouns. (1) . ge is used to indicate a ‘chuck’ of object (such as buildings, human beings, numbers, or locations) (2) . ben is used for all kinds of books (such as books or magazines) 3 restrooms 7 dictionaries 6 companies 9 pictorials 5 employees 95 numbers 72 banks 44 telephones . . z . z z ª z ª
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Note1: Measure words are obligatory before the nouns if the nouns are preceded by one of the following words—rz 7 . : 2 z . : 2 z . : 2 z . : Note2: . (how many)—is used for small number and MUST take a MEASURE WORD.
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Unformatted text preview: . (how many)— is used for small or large numbers. Measure words are optional. M . (. )z * (. )rz * (. ). 2. e (hai, not huan) (1) . : 1. The subjects could be different or the same. 2. Both events are on an equal position to mean “ALSO” . , 3 7 . . , 3 . , . . 3 ª , 3 ª (2) . : 1. The subject MUST be the SAME 2. . is used when emphasizing the degree, variety, or quality regarding the topic of the sentence to mean “in addition” 3 7 , 3 7 3 7 , O 3 7 , 3 7 3. . , . (both mean ‘old’ in English) (1) . : has the sense of ‘used’ and referring to things with history. Ex. 6 (2) . : mean old in age or old acquaintance Ex. 6...
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course CHI 506 taught by Professor Kao during the Fall '06 term at University of Texas.

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CHI506 L. 15 Notes - . (how many)— is used for small or...

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