The usage of measure words for Chinese currency



Basically, there are three measure word units for Chinese currency in oral Chinese, 分(fēn), 毛(máo), and 块(kuài). In Mandarin, 毛(máo) can be said as 角(jiǎo) and 块(kuài) can be said as 元(yuán). 1块=10毛; 1毛=10分. 分(fēn) is falling into disuse because of inflation. You …