ExtraSMchineseffectFB  to create possesive pronouns, we use the particle  <de>

 

这是你的吗?      

<Zhè shì nǐde ma?>  

This to be you_de ma? 

IS THIS YOURS?

 

这不是我的是他的。      

<Zhè bùshì wǒ de, shì tā de.>  

This not to be me_de, to be he_de.

THIS ISN’T MINE, IT’S HIS.

 

Translate: THIS IS TEACHER’S (THIS BELONGS TO THE TEACHER).

key

 这(个)是老师的。 

<Zhè (ge) shì lǎoshī de.>  

ExtraSMchineseffectFB  name attribute comes in front of the noun

 

她是你的朋友吗?       

<Tā shì nǐde péngyǒu ma?>  

She to be your friend ma?

IS SHE YOUR FRIEND?

 

Translate: NO, SHE IS NOT MY FRIEND.

key

不,她不是我的朋友…        

<Bù, tā bùshì wǒ de péngyǒu…>  

 

Translate: I DON’T KNOW HER.

key

我不认识她。        

<…wǒ bù rènshi tā.>  

 

Part of Lesson 2.2