7 November 2013

Vocabulary: transportation

More essential vocabulary for everyday use of the Chinese language, in this case we speak about transport and their classifiers. As you can see the most used classifier for many transports is  (liàng) for vehicles.






ClassifierTransport

liàng
for vehicles

汽车
qìchē
car

出租车
chūzūchē
taxi

摩托车 mótuōchē
motorbike


liàng
for vehicles

公共汽车 gōnggòngqìchē
bus

公交车 gōngjiāochē
town bus

电车
diànchē
trolleybus


liè
row, file

火车
huǒchē
train

地铁
dìtiě
subway




jià
for planes


飞机
fēijī
airplane




sōu
for ships




chuán
boat, vessel, ship





liàng
for vehicles



自行车
zìxíngchē
bike