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English Definitiontwo; both; some; a few; tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
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Pinyinliǎng
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(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄧㄤˇ
Cantonese (Jyutping)loeng5
Part of Speech(量) measure word, (数) numeral
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=2; TOP=Basic

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两极liǎngjíthe two poles; the north and south poles; both ends of something; electric or magnetic poles
两口子liǎngkǒu zihusband and wife
两旁liǎngpángboth sides; either side
两手liǎngshǒudouble tactics; twin strategies
两国liǎngguóboth countries; two countries
Words With Same Tail Word    
三两sānliǎngtwo or three
公两gōngliǎnghectogram
市两shìliǎngChinese unit of weight equivalent to 50 grams
斤两jīnliǎngweight; (fig.) importance
英两yīngliǎngBritish imperial ounce (old)
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