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Title:[转] Mandarin Numerals 汉语数字学习

Gina
Topic Poster
Gina 11-05-12 15:43
Easy and straightforward
The Chinese counting system is fairly easy and straightforward. There are not as many number words as in English (where the numbers zero up to twenty require twenty-one different words, plus more words for the tens, e.g. 'forty').

Basic Numbers : from 1 to 10

Chinese Pinyin
1
2 èr
3 sān
4
5
6 liù
7
8
9 jiǔ
10 shí

0 零 / 〇 líng
Audio file : from 1 to 10.mp3

From 11 to 99

Chinese Pinyin Note
11 十一 shíyī 10+1
12 十二 shí'èr 10+2
13 十三 shísān 10+3
19 十九 shíjiǔ 10+9
20 二十 èrshí 2x10
21 二十一 èrshíyī 2x10+1
22 二十二 èrshí'èr 2x10+2
30 三十 sānshí 3x10
40 四十 sìshí 4x10
90 九十 jiǔshí 9x10
99 九十九 jiǔshíjiǔ 9x10+9
Audio file : from 11 to 99.mp3

From 100 to 999

Chinese Pinyin
100 一百 yībǎi
101 一百零一 yībǎilíngyī
110 一百一(十) yībǎiyī(shí)
111 一百一十一 yībǎiyīshíyī
120 一百二十 yībǎi'èrshí
200 二百 èrbǎi
999 九百九十九 jiǔbǎijiǔshǐjiǔ
Audio file : from 100 to 999.mp3

1000 and after

Chinese Pinyin
1 000 一千 yīqiān
1 001 一千零一 yīqiānlíngyī
1 010 一千零一十 yīqiānlíngshí
1 100 一千一百 yīqiānyībǎi
9 999 九千九百九十九 jiǔqiānjiǔbǎijiǔshíjiǔ
10 000 一万 yīwàn
1 000 000 一百万 yībǎiwàn
100 000 000 一亿 yīyì

Examples

  • 100,004 = 十万〇四
  • 10,050,026 = 一千〇五万〇二十六 or 一千〇五万二十六

Online exercices : http://hua.umf.maine.edu/Chinese/games/numbers/chinese/one.html

Calligraphy exercises

20 new characters. Click on the character to open its page (calligraphy, writing rules, etymology...)

亿

Character 一
Character 五
Character 百

http://www.chinese-tools.com/learn/chinese/03-numerals.html