UNDER CONSTRUCTION

 

 <yī>  1

 <èr>  2

 <sān>  3

 

// when we count, we usually place so called measure word between the numeral and the object

// most often measure word is  <ge>

// when we count   <èr> changes to 两 <liǎng>

 

一个 <yīge>  ONE

两个 <liǎngge>  TWO

三个 <sānge>  THREE

 

我要一个。我要两个。我要三个。

<Wǒ yào yīge. Wǒ yào liǎngge. Wǒ yào sānge.>

I WANT ONE, I WANT TWO, I WANT THREE.

 

我要一个啤酒。我要两个啤酒。我要三个啤酒。

<Wǒ yào yīge píjiǔ. Wǒ yào liǎngge píjiǔ. Wǒ yào sānge píjiǔ.>

I WANT ONE BEER, I WANT TWO BEERS, I WANT THREE BEERS.

 <sì> 4

 <wǔ> 5

 <liù> 6

 <qī> 7

 <bā> 8 

 <jiǔ> 9

 <shí> 10

 

Part of Lesson 1.3