有 / THERE IS

 

 
 
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Primal meaning of 有 /yǒu/ is TO HAVE

We also use it in the sense THERE IS, THERE ARE

Negative form is 没有 /méiyǒu/

EXAMPLES

There are many people.
那里 有 很多 人。
Nàli yǒu hěnduō rén.
Are there (any) people?
那里 有 没有 人?
Nà li yǒu-meiyou rén
There are many things.
那里 有 很 多 东西。
<Nàli yǒu hěnduō dōngxi.>
Is there a toilet here?
这里 有 没有 厕所?
Zhèli yǒu méiyǒu cèsuǒ?
There are many things here, which one do you want?
这里 有 很多 东西,你 要 哪个?
Zhè li yǒu hěnduō dōngxi, nǐ yào nǎge?
Is there a bathroom here?
这里 有 没有 洗手间?
Zhè li yǒu méiyǒu xǐshǒujiān?