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Finally, I completed compiled as many measure words in Chinese for you guys. I can say this complicates Chinese. We just add “a” to any noun will give the sense of the quantity and the classification. But in Chinese, it is not easy. There are many classifier and you are going to learn in this article.
Classifiers or measure words are called as 量词 （Liàngcí ）
In standard Mandarin, for example can be used as
一个 － Yīgè ， 这个 － Zhège ， 那个 －Nàgè
The first of these phrases would be 一个人 yí gè rén, where yī (一)means "one", rén (人)means "person", and gè (个)is the required classifier.
Hence it is normally necessary to insert an appropriate classifier between the numeral and the noun. Now we are going to talk about the various classifiers and how they have been categorized. Most nouns have one or more classifiers associated with them, often depending on the nature of the things they denote.