Lesson I-2: Sharing Watermelons

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1000 Chinese Foundation Characters

Book I, Lesson 2  (→  Index  Introduction)

Hanzi Pinyin English
《分西瓜》 fēn xīguā Sharing Watermelons
西瓜七个, xīguā qī gè Watermelons – seven *
又八个, yòu bā gè, also eight,
又九个, yòu jiǔ gè also nine,
共二十四个。 gòng èrshísì gè altogether twenty-four.
三人公分, sān rén gōng fēn Three men fairly divide,
每人八个。 měirén bā gè each one eight.

Characters
Hanzi Pinyin English
seven
liǔ nine
fēn
fèn
to divide, to distribute
part, share
西 West, western
瓜, guā melon
[generic classifier]
yòu also
gòng to share, together
gōng public, fair
měi each
Compounds
Hanzi Pinyin English
西瓜  xīguā  watermelon
二十四  èrshísì  twenty-four
每人  měirén  each one
公分  gōngfēn  centimeter, gram
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