Unit 2: Stage 9 Some Important Rules for Counting

 

No. 1

classifier system
Vs.
direct counting system
 
ch'aek han-gwǒn
 
one book
 
ch'aek tu-gwǒn
 
two books
 

No. 2

Native Korean for smaller quantities
Vs.
Sino-Korean for larger quantities
 
ch'aek a-hop-kkwǒn (O)
9 books
 
ch'aek i-baek-kkwǒn (O)
200 books
 
hak-ssaeng ne-myǒng (O)
4 Students
 
hak-ssaeng o-ch'ǒn-myǒng (O)
5,000 students
 

Use only Sino-Korean numerals with the monetary classifier for any currency.
 
i-sip-ppul
 
sa-sip-ttal-lǒ
 
sam-man-wǒn
 
o-man-ch'il-ch'ǒn-wǒn
 

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