The Chinese word 多 means “many” or “much”. It is often used to describe a large quantity or amount of something, such as “多人” meaning “many people” or “多钱” meaning “a lot of money”. It can also be used to indicate a frequency or degree of something, such as “多高” meaning “how tall” or “多久” meaning “how long”. Overall, 多 is a versatile word that is commonly used in everyday conversation in Chinese.
Adjective: much, many
|这个问题有很多答案||zhège wèntí yǒu hěn duō dá’àn||There are many answers to this question|
|我很多年没有见过他了||wǒ hěn duō nián méiyǒu jiànguò tāle||I haven’t seen him in many years|
|这个城市的人口很多||zhège chéngshì de rénkǒu hěn duō||This city has a large population|
|他有很多朋友||tā yǒu hěn duō péngyǒu||He has many friends|
|这个公司有很多员工||zhège gōngsī yǒu hěn duō yuángōng||This company has many employees|
|我们需要多一些时间来完成这个任务||wǒmen xūyào duō yīxiē shíjiān lái wánchéng zhège rènwù||We need more time to complete this task|
|这个项目需要多一些资金||zhège xiàngmù xūyào duō yīxiē zījīn||This project needs more funding|
|多数人都喜欢吃巧克力||duōshù rén dōu xǐhuān chī qiǎokèlì||Most people like to eat chocolate|
多 is part of HSK Level 1 in HSK 2.0. In the newer HSK 3.0 it is part of HSK Level 1 and HSK Level 2.