Meaning of 量

Use your mouse
to draw a Chinese
character here
Total strokes: 12; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (unit) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Above to below
    • [ dàn ] dawn; morning; day
    • [ ] unit of distance equal to 0.5km; village; lane
Step by Step Stroke Sequence: Download Customize Pin it
Stroke order image for Chinese character 量
  • Pinyin: liáng

    English Definition: to measure
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    测量 liáng survey; to measure; to gauge; to determine
    衡量 héng liáng to weigh; to examine; to consider
    丈量 zhàng liáng to measure; measurement
    酌量 zhuó liáng to consider; to allow for; to use one's discretion; to measure (food and drink)
    量度 liáng to measure; measurement
    More: 量* | *量 | *量*
  • Pinyin: liàng

    English Definition: capacity; quantity; amount; to estimate; abbr. for 量词 , classifier (in Chinese grammar); measure word
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    质量 zhì liàng quality; (physics) mass; Classifiers:
    大量 liàng great amount; large quantity; bulk; numerous; generous; magnanimous
    数量 shù liàng amount; quantity; Classifiers: ; quantitative
    产量 chǎn liàng output
    含量 hán liàng content; quantity contained
    More: 量* | *量 | *量*
Example Sentences