The Chinese word 口 means “mouth” or “opening”. It is commonly used as a measure word for counting the number of people in a family or group. For example, “三口人” means “three people”. It can also be used to describe the size of an opening or entrance, such as “门口” for “doorway” or “窗口” for “window opening”.
Measure Word: for things with mouths or a mouth full of
|我的口渴了||wǒ de kǒu kě le||I’m thirsty|
|他的口音很重||tā de kǒu yīn hěn zhòng||He has a strong accent|
|这个口味有点儿怪||zhège kǒuwèi yǒudiǎn er guài||This flavor is a bit strange|
|她的口才很好||tā de kǒucái hěn hǎo||She has good eloquence|
|这个口罩太紧了||zhège kǒuzhào tài jǐn le||This mask is too tight|
|他的口头禅是“好的”||tā de kǒutóuchán shì hǎo de||His catchphrase is ok|
|她咬了一口苹果||tā yǎo le yī kǒu píngguǒ||She took a bite of the apple|
|这个口袋可以装很多东西||zhège kǒudài kěyǐ zhuāng hěn duō dōngxi||This pocket can hold a lot of things|
口 is part of HSK Level 3 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1.