Currency

Currency (货币 huò bì) refers to money in any form that is in circulation as a medium of exchange. Usually, the currency is issued by a country’s government and has a particular face value to be measured for exchange. Examples:  United States dollar (USD), Euro (EUR), China Yuan (CNY).

Part 1: Breakdown of Words

” (huò) as in “goods” (货品 huò pǐn), “shelf” (货架 huò jià), or “lorry” (货车 huò chē).

” (bì) as in “RMB” (人民币 rén mín bì), “Bitcoin” (比特币 bǐ tè bì), or “coin” (硬币 yìng bì).

Part 2: Examples

  1. Currency swap (货币掉期 huò bì diào qī).
  2. Currency option (货币期权 huò bì qī quán).
  3. Currency multiplier (货币乘数 huò bì chéng shù).
  4. Cryptocurrency (密码货币 mì mǎ huò bì).
  5. Digital currency (电子货币 diàn zǐ huò bì).
  6. Currency code (货币代码 huò bì dài mǎ).
  7. Reserve currency (储备货币 chǔ bèi huò bì).
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