Sunday, July 14, 2013

Counters of Mass Nouns

Counters can be used for mass nouns to be countable.
 
Examples:

Counter

Mass Nouns

kilo (kilos) of rice, sugar, beef, tomatoes
lot (lots) of knowledge, love, hope, humor
meter (meters) of ribbon, wire, cord, garter
piece (pieces) of cloth, advise, furniture, cloth
sheet (sheets) of paper, iron, plywood
cup (cups) of flour, coffee, tea, rice
ganta (gantas) of beans, rice, mongo
quire (quires) of parchment paper
bar (bars) of gold, soap, chocolate
bottle (bottles) of water, ink, wine, vinegar

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