- 几 [jǐ]
- （多少，用于询问数量和时间） how many:
What's the time?; What time is it? 几点钟了?
How many days will it take to finish the work? 几天可以完工?- （表示大于一而小于十的不定的数目） a few; several; some:
twenty odd people; 二十几个人
in a couple of days; 过几天
- 几 [jī]
- （小桌子） a small table:
tea table; teapoy; 茶几儿
with bright windows and clean tables; bright and clean 窗明几净
- （几乎; 近乎） nearly; almost; practically:
Nearly 3,000 people came to the meeting. 到会者几三千人。
I lost several pounds last month.
Several of the apples are bad.
Several baskets of fruit were eaten at the party.
He makes several business visits to American every year.
Peter smokes several cigars everyday.
I bought several books yesterday.
My husband has several shirts of different colors.
Several of our plans got the axe when the new government came in.