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

 

这是你的吗?[mp3j flow=”y” track=”http://chineseffect.com/audio/0202/0202zheshinidema.mp3″ title=””]

<Zhè shì nǐde ma?>  

This to be you_de ma? 

IS THIS YOURS?

 

这不是我的是他的。[mp3j flow=”y” track=”http://chineseffect.com/audio/0202/0202zhebushiwodeshitade.mp3″ title=””]

<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).

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 这(个)是老师的。 

<Zhè (ge) shì lǎoshī de.>  [/expand]

ExtraSMchineseffectFB  name attribute comes in front of the noun

 

她是你的朋友吗? [mp3j flow=”y” track=”http://chineseffect.com/audio/0202/0202tashinidepengyouma.mp3″ title=””]

<Tā shì nǐde péngyǒu ma?>  

She to be your friend ma?

IS SHE YOUR FRIEND?

 

Translate: NO, SHE IS NOT MY FRIEND.

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不,她不是我的朋友… [mp3j flow=”y” track=”http://chineseffect.com/audio/0202/0202butabushiwodepengyou.mp3″ title=””] 

<Bù, tā bùshì wǒ de péngyǒu…>  [/expand]

 

Translate: I DON’T KNOW HER.

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我不认识她。  [mp3j flow=”y” track=”http://chineseffect.com/audio/0202/0202woburenshita.mp3″ title=””]

<…wǒ bù rènshi tā.>  [/expand]

 

Part of Lesson 2.2