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The Chinese word liang - 量 - liáng
(to measure in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced liàng. However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translation

to measure

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 量 ( liáng ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( liang / liáng ) with pronunciation (English translation: to measure )
The traditional Chinese characters of liáng are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

量 ( liang / liáng ) belongs to the 500 most common Chinese characters (rank 370)
Chinese example words containing the character 量 ( liang / liáng )
大量 ( dàliàng = many ), 力量 ( lìliàng = power ), 商量 ( shāngliang = to discuss )
Other characters that are pronounced liáng in Chinese
More words that mean to measure in Chinese
( 测 )

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