Learn Chinese for Free - Lesson 3

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Today's Chinese characters:

...seven, eight, and nine. Today, using a total of ten Chinese characters, you're going to learn how to count from 1 to 99!
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Characters' Essentials

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qi1
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-Seven
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ba1
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-Eight
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-Nine

Description and Examples

Now, let's count together from 1 to 99! If you don't remember the pronunciation of any character, roll the mouse pointer over it and see its pinyin.

yi1one
er4two
san1three
si4four
wu3five
liu4six
qi1seven
ba1eight
jiu3nine
shi2ten
 
shi2yi1eleven
shi2er4twelve
shi2san1thirteen
shi2si4fourteen
shi2wu3fifteen
shi2liu4sixteen
shi2qi1seventeen
shi2ba1eighteen
shi2jiu3nineteen
er4shi2twenty
 
er4shi2yi1twenty-one
er4shi2er4twenty-two
er4shi2san1twenty-three
er4shi2si4twenty-four
er4shi2wu3twenty-five
er4shi2liu4twenty-six
er4shi2qi1twenty-seven
er4shi2ba1twenty-eight
er4shi2jiu3twenty-nine
san1shi2thirty
 
san1shi2yi1thirty-one
san1shi2er4thirty-two
san1shi2san1thirty-three
san1shi2si4thirty-four
san1shi2wu3thirty-five
san1shi2liu4thirty-six
san1shi2qi1thirty-seven
san1shi2ba1thirty-eight
san1shi2jiu3thirty-nine
si4shi2forty
 
si4shi2yi1forty-one
si4shi2er4forty-two
si4shi2san1forty-three
si4shi2si4forty-four
si4shi2wu3forty-five
si4shi2liu4forty-six
si4shi2qi1forty-seven
si4shi2ba1forty-eight
si4shi2jiu3forty-nine
wu3shi2fifty
 
wu3shi2yi1fifty-one
wu3shi2er4fifty-two
wu3shi2san1fifty-three
wu3shi2si4fifty-four
wu3shi2wu3fifty-five
wu3shi2liu4fifty-six
wu3shi2qi1fifty-seven
wu3shi2ba1fifty-eight
wu3shi2jiu3fifty-nine
liu4shi2sixty
 
liu4shi2yi1sixty-one
liu4shi2er4sixty-two
liu4shi2san1sixty-three
liu4shi2si4sixty-four
liu4shi2wu3sixty-five
liu4shi2liu4sixty-six
liu4shi2qi1sixty-seven
liu4shi2ba1sixty-eight
liu4shi2jiu3sixty-nine
qi1shi2seventy
 
qi1shi2yi1seventy-one
qi1shi2er4seventy-two
qi1shi2san1seventy-three
qi1shi2si4seventy-four
qi1shi2wu3seventy-five
qi1shi2liu4seventy-six
qi1shi2qi1seventy-seven
qi1shi2ba1seventy-eight
qi1shi2jiu3seventy-nine
ba1shi2eighty
 
ba1shi2yi1eighty-one
ba1shi2er4eighty-two
ba1shi2san1eighty-three
ba1shi2si4eighty-four
ba1shi2wu3eighty-five
ba1shi2liu4eighty-six
ba1shi2qi1eighty-seven
ba1shi2ba1eighty-eight
ba1shi2jiu3eighty-nine
jiu3shi2ninety
 
jiu3shi2yi1ninety-one
jiu3shi2er4ninety-two
jiu3shi2san1ninety-three
jiu3shi2si4ninety-four
jiu3shi2wu3ninety-five
jiu3shi2liu4ninety-six
jiu3shi2qi1ninety-seven
jiu3shi2ba1ninety-eight
jiu3shi2jiu3ninety-nine


NOTE: Chinese language uses digits as well. As in English you can both write "9" or "nine", in Chinese you can also write "9" or "jiu3".

EnglishChinese
11
22
33
44
......
oneyi1
twoer4
threesan1
foursi4
......

Next lesson will lead you a step forward towards your first, simple, little Chinese phrase: "One person".

See you tomorrow!

Exercise

Write as many numbers as possible, including, for example, your age, day and month of your birth, minute and hour displayed on the screen of your computer, etc.


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Characters' Details

Chinese Character 8 of 1000

appearance score: # 530
frequency: 0.0396715%
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2
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-Seven
-A seventh day after death (when sacrifice is offered until seven times seven days is over)
-A surname

There's no difference between the simplified and the traditional version of this character.Help

Chinese Character 9 of 1000

appearance score: # 451
frequency: 0.0479059%
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2
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-Eight

There's no difference between the simplified and the traditional version of this character.Help

Chinese Character 10 of 1000

appearance score: # 445
frequency: 0.0488775%
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2
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-Nine; many
-Each of the nine nine-day periods beginning from the day after the Winter Solstice
-A surname

There's no difference between the simplified and the traditional version of this character.Help

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