## Are Chinese numbers the same as English numbers?

The Chinese character numeral system consists of the Chinese characters used by the Chinese written language to write spoken numerals. Similar to spelling-out numbers in English (e.g., “one thousand nine hundred forty-five”), it is not an independent system per se.

### How do you count to 20 in Chinese?

Practice these and get them down, and when you’re ready for more numbers, check out Chinese Numbers 1 – 100….Mandarin Numbers 1 – 20 Posted by Transparent Language on Oct 19, 2012 in Uncategorized, Vocabulary.

0 líng
17 十七 shí qī
18 十八 shí bā
19 十九 shí jiǔ
20 二十 èr shí

Is the number 3 lucky in Chinese?

3 (三), pronounced san, is considered lucky due to its similarity in sound to the word that means birth. Additionally, this number represents the three stages in the life of humans – birth, marriage, death – that adds to its importance in Chinese culture.

How do you read Chinese numbers?

“Fourteen” is expressed as 十四 (shísì) or “ten-four.” That means apart from zero to ten, the only words you need to know to be able to use the whole number system are large numbers, starting with hundred 百 (yībǎi), thousand, 千 (yīqiān)….Chinese Numbers Are Easier Than English Numbers.

0 líng
4
5
6 liù
7

## How do you say 1 in Chinese?

“Fourteen” is expressed as 十四 (shísì) or “ten-four.”…Chinese Numbers Are Easier Than English Numbers.

0 líng
1 一 （幺） yī （yāo）
2 二 （两） èr （liǎng）
3 sān
4

### How do you count Chinese?

One (1) is 一 yī. Two (2) is 二 èr. Three (3) is 三 sān. Four (4) is 四 sì….Continue counting from 6 to 10.

1. Six (6) is 六 liù.
2. Seven (7) is 七 qī.
3. Eight (8) is 八 bā.
4. Nine (9) is 九 jiŭ.
5. Ten (10) is 十 shí.

What does 333 mean in Chinese?

The Number 3 3 (三), pronounced san, is considered lucky due to its similarity in sound to the word that means birth. Additionally, this number represents the three stages in the life of humans – birth, marriage, death – that adds to its importance in Chinese culture.