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There are more verbs that mean “TO BE” in Mandarin.

Today we will look into how to say for instance. I AM A HUMAN.

 

 

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New words for today:




TO BE
(someone, sth.)

shì
MAN
PEOPLE

rén
EUROPEANS
欧洲人
ōuzhōurén

 

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Translate and check.

I am a (hu)man, you are a (hu)man, he is also a (hu)man.
我 是 人,你 是 人,他 也 是 人。
<Wǒ shì rén, nǐ shì rén, tā yě shì rén.>
They are Europeans as well.
他们 也 是 欧洲人。
<Tāmen yěshì Ōuzhōu rén.>
You are fine, we are fine as well.
你们 很 好,我们 也 很 好。
<Nǐmen hěn hǎo, wǒmen yě hěn hǎo.>

 

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