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Translingual[edit]

shinjitai

simplified

traditional

Stroke order
兩-order.gif

Etymology[edit]

Two side by side. 丙 was originally phonetic (both 丙 and 兩 were pronounced as approximately *praŋʔ in Old Chinese).

Han character[edit]

(radical 11 +6, 8 strokes, cangjie input 一中月人 (MLBO), four-corner 10227, composition ⿻⿻入)

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 126, character 13
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 1436
  • Dae Jaweon: page 272, character 11
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 24, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+5169

Hakka[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(POJ liong (liong1), líong (liong2), Hagfa Pinyim liong1, liong3)

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References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

simpl.
trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]


Numeral[edit]

  1. two
  2. some, few
Usage notes[edit]
  • is used when counting things with a measure word, is used in numbers.
  • Examples with
    兩個人 two people, 兩年 two years
  • Examples with
    二十 twenty (literally "two tens"), 第二 second
Synonyms[edit]
  • (èr, "two")
Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

  • "" (in Mandarin/English), MDBG English to Chinese dictionary ( Based on CC-CEDICT ). URL accessed on 2014-03-21.
  • ""Er" and "liang"" (in Mandarin/English), Chinese Grammar Wiki. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.
  • "Jukuu" (in Mandarin/English), Jukuu. URL accessed on 2014-03-21.

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

  1. Tael, an ancient unit of weight for silver, approximatly 40 grams
  2. market tael (市兩市两), equal to 50 grams

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (兩):


Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanjikyūjitai kanji, shinjitai form )

  1. both

Readings[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (also kyūjitai)

Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(ryang) (hangeul , revised ryang, McCune-Reischauer ryang)

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(lưỡng, lạng)

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