loeng5 & liang3
 two; pair
 both sides/parties
 a couple of; a few; some
loeng2 & liang3
 liang (a unit of weight, equal to 1/10 of jin or 50 gm)
 tael (a unit of weight, equal to 1/16 of catty or about 31 gm)
両 is the variant form when pronounced [loeng2].
Stroke count: 8
Radical: 入 (#11)
This character is used in both Cantonese and Mandarin/Standard written Chinese.
|兩 / 两|
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兩個 loeng5 go3 = two (of); two items
兩性 loeng5 sing3 = the two sexes; ambisexuality
兩次 loeng5 ci3 = twice, variant of 二次
兩分 loeng5 fan1 = dichotomy
兩可 loeng5 ho2 = both will do
兩千年 loeng5 cin1 nin4 = the year 2000; 2000 years
兩口子 loeng5 hau2 zi2 = husband and wife, a (married) couple 國
兩國 loeng5 gwok3 = both countries; two countries
兩用 loeng5 jung6 = dual-use
兩百 loeng5 baak3 = two hundred
See all 115 compounds (CantoDict reports 121 compounds in total, but some may be Common Formations)
Showing 10 of 22 examples containing 兩
Every goat has two horns.
[Lit. [counter] [counter] goat also have two [counter] horns. The "[counter][counter]都" pattern means "every".]
我每一年染兩次髮 粵Show all 22 examples
I dye my hair twice a year.
[Lit. I each one year dye two times hair. Note how the verb and object are split up by the frequency phrase.]
國 : This term is used in Mandarin/Standard written Chinese, not Cantonese.
粵 : This term is used in Cantonese, not Mandarin/Standard written Chinese.
No icon: This term is used in both Cantonese and Mandarin/Standard written Chinese.