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两 (兩) liǎng

  1. liǎng number two
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: 两 is used rather than 二 when measuring quantities. 二 is used for dates and to indicate order (Guoyu '兩' n 2; Unihan '兩').
  2. liǎng measure word unit of weight equal to 50 grams
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: This unit is used in the Chinese Market System of Weights and Measures (Guoyu '兩' n 1; Unihan '兩')
  3. liǎng adverb both / mutual
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 双方 (Guoyu '兩' adv).
  4. liǎng adjective a few
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 几 (Guoyu '兩' adj).

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張耳陳餘列傳》 Biographies of Zhang Er and Chen Yu 13
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《張儀列傳》 Biography of Zhang Yi 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《天官書》 Astronomy 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《田叔列傳》 Biography of Tian Shu 10
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《匈奴列傳》 Treatise on the Xiongnu 9
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《外戚世家》 Houses of the External Relatives 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《蘇秦列傳》 Biography of Su Qin 8
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《魏其武安侯列傳》 Biographies of the Marquis of Weiqi and the Marquis of Wu'an 8
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《朝鮮列傳》 Treatise on Korea 6

Collocations

SimplifiedTraditionalExampleExample ReferenceFrequency
两楹 兩楹 殷人殯於兩楹之間 The Book of Rites 《禮記》 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I 3
两君 兩君 邦君為兩君之好 The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi 2

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
气象卫星所在轨道分为 气象卫星 Weather satellites - Fragment b (2015-11-28) in Media articles 3
气象卫星设备气象观测专用设备保障设备部分 气象卫星 Weather satellites - Fragment c (2015-11-28) in Media articles 1
昨天连续登上春晚舞台 春晚 Spring Festival Gala b (2016-01-25) in Media articles 2
历时评估结果 转基因食品 Genetically modified foods - Fragment a (2016-01-22) in Media articles 1
预计现在 转基因食品 Genetically modified foods - Fragment e (2016-01-22) in Media articles 1
Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 2
Teahouse - Act III (Part) 《茶馆》 第三幕 (部分) in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 1
3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 1
之間 《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
之間 《曾子問》 The Questions of Zeng-zi in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《明堂位》 The Places in the Hall of Distinction in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《雜記下》 Miscellaneous Records II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 2
相見 《仲尼燕居》 Zhong-ni at Home at Ease in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 1
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 2
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
不如 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
之間 《秋水》 The Floods of Autumn in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
無為相合 《至樂》 Perfect Enjoyment in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 1
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
分為 Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
婿 《釋親》 Explanation of Family Relations in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
河間冀州 《釋地》 Explanation of Earth in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
具備 《周本紀》 Annals of Zhou in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
《秦本紀》 Annals of Qin in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1
《項羽本紀》 Annals of Xiang Yu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 3
家常 《高祖本紀》 Annals of Gao Zu in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 5
《牛部》 Niú Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
相對 《鬥部》 Dòu Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《寸部》 Cùn Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
《歺部》 Dǎi Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1