Meaning of 两

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(Trad.: 兩)
Pinyin: liǎng
English Definition: two; both; some; a few; tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
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Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: Two people together in a cart
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
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Example Words
两岸 liǎng àn bilateral; both shores; both sides; both coasts; Taiwan and mainland
一国两制 guó liǎng zhì one country, two systems (PRC proposal regarding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan)
两手 liǎng shǒu double tactics; twin strategies
两侧 liǎng two sides; both sides
两旁 liǎng páng both sides; either side
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