The Chinese word 棵 is a measure word used to count trees, plants, and other similar objects. It is often used in conjunction with other nouns to indicate the quantity of these objects. For example, if you want to say “three trees”, you would say “三棵树”. Similarly, if you want to say “two plants”, you would say “两棵植物”. 棵 is a very common measure word in Chinese, and it is important to use it correctly when counting objects in this category.
Measure Word: for trees, plants, etc.
|我家院子里有一棵大树||wǒ jiā yuànzi lǐ yǒu yī kē dà shù||There is a big tree in my backyard|
|这棵植物需要充足的阳光和水分||zhè kē zhíwù xūyào chōngzú de yángguāng hé shuǐfèn||This plant needs plenty of sunlight and water|
|他给这棵树浇了很多水||tā gěi zhè kē shù jiāo le hěn duō shuǐ||He watered this tree a lot|
|这棵树在春天开出了美丽的花朵||zhè kē shù zài chūntiān kāi chū le měilì de huāduǒ||This tree blossoms with beautiful flowers in spring|
|我们在这棵树下野餐||wǒmen zài zhè kē shù xià yěcān||We’re having a picnic under this tree|
|这棵橄榄树已经结出了很多果实||zhè kē gǎnlǎn shù yǐjīng jié chū le hěn duō guǒshí||This olive tree has already produced many fruits|
|这棵树的叶子变成了金黄色||zhè kē shù de yèzi biàn chéng le jīnhuáng sè||The leaves of this tree have turned golden|