Grammar

Numbers in Chinese

Numericals A table of numbers in Chinese: 1 一 yī 11 十一 1000 千 qiān 2 二 èr 12 十二 3000 三千 3 三 sān 13 十三 5207 五千二百零七 4 四 sì 20 二十 8003…


Most popular suffixes in Chinese

Some nouns in Chinese are formed with suffixes. The most popular suffixes are: 1) 子 for example, 桌子 儿子 Objects are usually formed with this suffix. Also it serves to turn one-parted word to a…


Use of “de” particles: 的, 得,地

Using of 的 particle: This particle is used to: 1) indicate possessive pronouns. For example, 我的房子。 My house. 2) indicate two-parted adjectives with nouns. For example, 黑色的裙子, a black skirt 年轻的姑娘。 a young girl. This…


How to use 了 (le) suffix in Chinese?

There are several rules to use 了 suffix in Chinese: it is used for Past Tense, but yet there are restrictions: 1) it can’t be used with verbs of state like 是, 有, 想, 在…


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