Posted by chinese4kids on 11/03/07 • Categorized as Chinese Basic Words,Learning Chinese,Numbers
Learning the number one to ten Chinese is the most useful lesson. Once they are mastered, you will be able to
learn the weekdays, dates of a month, months of a year, etc.
tell the time
The ten numbers are
Above 10, it works as times 10 plus the number. For example, 33 in Chinese is 三十三 （sān shí sān ), which equals to 3*10+3.
Let me take another example of 17, in Chinese it is 十七 （shí qī ), which equals to 1*10+7.
99 in Chinese is 九十九 （jiǔ shí jiǔ ）, 9*10+9.
Hundred in Chinese is 百（bǎi ）．So, 100 is simply 一百（yī bǎi ）．
Very easy, right?
− 3 = two