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Chinese Grammar | Jun 1, 2011 AM

Chapter 8: Chinese Classifiers

1. The structure of phrases involving classifiersA classifier is a word that occurs between the specifier and/or number and the noun. In Chinese, a classifier always occurs between a specifie...

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Chinese Grammar | Jan 17, 2011 AM

Articles in Mandarin Chinese

In English articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the...

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Chinese Grammar | Jan 17, 2011 AM

Referring to things in Mandarin Chinese

Expressing "this" and "that" can be done as in the following example, but note that there appears an extra word that one might not have expected, this is a so-called Measure Word and is a very import...

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