A picture of a pair of things - 'third of heavenly stems (bing)' that used to be phonetic Number of strokes 7
良 liáng (good)
辆 liàng (collective word for vehicles)
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半斤八两bàn jīn bā liǎng Makes no difference; nothing to choose between alternatives 一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝yī gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything
我们要两杯咖啡wǒ ményào liǎng bēi kā fēi We want to cups of coffee 还要两碗米饭hái yào liǎng wān mǐ fàn Also want two bowls of rice
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