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Vocabulary | Jan 17, 2011 PM

Mandarin Chinese Pronouns vocabulary

Originally, Chinese had no distinction for gender in the second- and third-person pronouns, and no distinction for animacy in the third-person either. In fact, in the spoken language, they remain und...

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Chinese Grammar | Jan 17, 2011 AM

Viewpoint:Mandarin Chinese Pronouns Are So Easy

In this article I want to demonstrate how simple Mandarin Chinese is when learning the pronouns and related vocabulary. In English we have the following basic pronouns:I,We,You,He/She/It,TheyWe don't...

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Chinese Grammar | Jan 17, 2011 AM

Expressing Personal Possession in Mandarin Chinese

Using the Chinese personal pronouns possessively is also very easy compared to most other languages, just append the determiner particle 的 (de) to the pronoun, as the following example will illustra...

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Chinese Grammar | Jan 17, 2011 AM

Referring to Persons in Mandarin Chinese

The chinese personal pronouns are very straightforward and have the same form regardless of being subject, object, indirect object, etc... * First person singular: 我 (wǒ) - I, me * Second per...

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