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WORDPLAY – notice the sound similarities

我的哥哥常常唱歌 /wǒde gēge chángcháng chànggē/

MY OLDER BROTHER OFTEN SINGS

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多少 /duōshao/ HOW MUCH, HOW MANY

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Many words in Mandarin are created either by combining synonyms or by combining antonyms. This is the second case.

We think the etymology of this word goes something like this:

People were asking for instance – ARE THERE MANY PEOPLE? or ARE THERE FEW PEOPLE? – so in fact HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE THERE?

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Practice using 多少 /duōshao/ on practical example sentences! 

See it in English – Try to translate it – Click on it to see and hear it in Mandarin!

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Other question words with dynamic example sentences >HERE<

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