Flashcards in 5. Family measure words Deck (44):
Measure word for nouns referring to people, things, and units
Measure word mainly for number of people in a family
Measure word for birds and some animals such as cat, dog, monkey, sheep, mouse etc
How may people?
jĭ ge rén?
This many girls
zhè ge nǚháir
That many dogs
nà zhī gǒu
Mark, what is this photo?
Mark, zhè shì shénme zhàopiān?
This is a photo of my family. This is my father, my mother, my older sister, and me
Zhè shì wǒ jiā de zhàopiān. Zhè shì wǒ bàba, wǒ māma, wǒ jiějie hé wǒ.
Who is this girl?
Zhè ge nǚháir shì shéi?
This is my sister's daughter, called Katie
Tā shì wǒ jiějie de nǚér, jiào Katie.
She's very cute!
Tā hěn kě’ài!
Thank you. Your family has how many people?
Xièxie. Nĭ jiā yŏu jĭ kŏu rén?
I family has 5 people. My mother, my father, me and my two younger brothers. Also, my dog.
Wŏ jiā yŏu wǔ kŏu rén. Wŏ māma, wǒ bàba, wǒ hé liǎng ge dìdi. Wǒ háiyǒu yì zhī gǒu.
Is that so? What is it's name?
Shì ma? Tā jiào shénme míngzi?
His name is little white. Do you have a dog?
Tā jiào xiǎo bái. Nǐ yǒu gǒu ma?
I don't have a dog, but I have a cat.
Wǒ méiyǒu gǒu, dànshì wǒ yǒu yì zhī māo.
Two, for a noun.
No need for shì.
e.g. Wǒ bú piàoliang.
I (am) not pretty.