Episode: Qing Wen - Measure Words for Animals 
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<p>Qing Wen - Measure Words for Animals</p>
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<p>: 动物</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 量词</p>
<p>Measure word.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 可以归类。</p>
<p>You can sort and categorize.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 只</p>
<p>The measure word "zhi."</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 大多数动物都可以用"只"。</p>
<p>The vast majority of animals use the measure word "zhi."</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一只小鸟</p>
<p>A little bird.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一只蚂蚁</p>
<p>An ant.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一只鸡</p>
<p>A chicken.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一只猴子</p>
<p>A monkey.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一只大象</p>
<p>An elephant.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 熊猫</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 老虎</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一只大熊猫。</p>
<p>A giant panda.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 可爱</p>
<p>ke3 ai4</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 凶</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 头</p>
<p>The measure word "tou."</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一头老虎</p>
<p>A tiger.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一头狼</p>
<p>A wolf.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一头狮子</p>
<p>A lion.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一头熊</p>
<p>A bear.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 可怕</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一头猪</p>
<p>A pig.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 你这头猪!</p>
<p>You pig!</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 朋友开玩笑无所谓。</p>
<p>peng2you5kai1 wan2xiao4wu2suo3wei4.</p>
<p>It's OK if you're joking with friends.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 但你真的骂人"你这头猪",人家会很生气。</p>
<p>But if you say "you pig" to really curse at someone, people will be very upset.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 有的时候骂女的,很凶的那种,可以说:你这头母老虎!</p>
<p>you3de5 shi2hou5ma4nv3 de5,hen3xiong1de5na4 zhong3,ke3yi3 shuo1:ni3zhe4tou2mu3lao3hu3!</p>
<p>Sometimes if you really want to curse really fiercely at a woman, you can say: "you old tigress!"</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 条</p>
<p>The measure word "tiao."</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条腿</p>
<p>A leg.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条裤子</p>
<p>A pair of pants.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 长长的,细细的</p>
<p>Long and thin.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条鳗鱼</p>
<p>An eel.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条鱼</p>
<p>A fish.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条毛毛虫</p>
<p>A caterpillar.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条蚯蚓</p>
<p>An earthworm.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条龙</p>
<p>A dragon.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 有些人在家是一条龙,在外是一条虫。</p>
<p>Some people are dragons at home but worms outside.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 他出去胆子就很小。</p>
<p>He's very cowardly when he goes out.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 也可以相反。有的在外面是一条龙,回家是一条虫。</p>
<p>It can be reversed, too. Some are tigers outside and worms when they come home.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 回家听老婆的话。</p>
<p>They listen to their wives when they get home.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一条狗</p>
<p>A dog.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 匹</p>
<p>The measure word "pi."</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一匹马</p>
<p>A horse.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一匹斑马</p>
<p>A zebra.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一头驴</p>
<p>A donkey.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 骡子</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一匹骡子</p>
<p>A mule.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一匹狼</p>
<p>A wolf.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 七匹狼</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 很土的名字</p>
<p>A very dorky name.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一个老虎</p>
<p>A tiger.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一个猪</p>
<p>A pig.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 听起来像小朋友在讲话。</p>
<p>ting1 qi3lai5xiang4xiao3peng2you5zai4jiang3hua4.</p>
<p>It sounds like a little kid speaking.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 群</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一群狼</p>
<p>A pack of wolves.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一群马</p>
<p>A herd of horses.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一群鱼</p>
<p>A school of fish.</p>
<p> </p>
<p>: 一群人</p>
<p>A group of people.</p>
<p> </p>
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