Learn Chinese for Free - Lesson 3

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Today's Chinese characters:

七八九

...seven, eight, and nine. Today, using a total of ten Chinese characters, you're going to learn how to count from 1 to 99!
Character Knowledge Meter
2.40%
Today with this lesson your knowledge of Chinese characters will reach 2.40% of all the Chinese language usage!

Characters' Essentials

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ATTENTION: When it precedes a syllable of the fourth tone, as a non-compulsory alternative can be pronounced in the second tone.
Meaning Help
-Seven
Character Help
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ATTENTION: When it precedes a syllable of the fourth tone, as a non-compulsory alternative can be pronounced in the second tone.
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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.

one
two
three
four
five
six
seven
eight
nine
ten
eleven
twelve
thirteen
fourteen
fifteen
sixteen
seventeen
eighteen
nineteen
twenty
twenty-one
twenty-two
twenty-three
twenty-four
twenty-five
twenty-six
twenty-seven
twenty-eight
twenty-nine
thirty
thirty-one
thirty-two
thirty-three
thirty-four
thirty-five
thirty-six
thirty-seven
thirty-eight
thirty-nine
forty
forty-one
forty-two
forty-three
forty-four
forty-five
forty-six
forty-seven
forty-eight
forty-nine
fifty
fifty-one
fifty-two
fifty-three
fifty-four
fifty-five
fifty-six
fifty-seven
fifty-eight
fifty-nine
sixty
sixty-one
sixty-two
sixty-three
sixty-four
sixty-five
sixty-six
sixty-seven
sixty-eight
sixty-nine
seventy
seventy-one
seventy-two
seventy-three
seventy-four
seventy-five
seventy-six
seventy-seven
seventy-eight
seventy-nine
eighty
eighty-one
eighty-two
eighty-three
eighty-four
eighty-five
eighty-six
eighty-seven
eighty-eight
eighty-nine
ninety
ninety-one
ninety-two
ninety-three
ninety-four
ninety-five
ninety-six
ninety-seven
ninety-eight
ninety-nine


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

English

1
2
3
4

one
two
three
four
Chinese

1
2
3
4





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%
Character Help
Animation Help
Strokes Help
2
Pronunciation Help

ATTENTION: When it precedes a syllable of the fourth tone, as a non-compulsory alternative can be pronounced in the second tone.
Meaning Help
-Seven, 7
-(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%
Character Help
Animation Help
Strokes Help
2
Pronunciation Help

ATTENTION: When it precedes a syllable of the fourth tone, as a non-compulsory alternative can be pronounced in the second tone.
Meaning Help
-Eight, 8

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
Pronunciation Help
Meaning Help
-Nine, 9; 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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