Seq. No.Chinese Characters PronunciationsExplanationsExamples
1deGrammatical particle marking genitive as well as simple and composed adjectives我的
wǒ de
my

大的
dà de
big

2one, a, an一个人
yī gè rén
one person

一点儿
yī diǎn ér
a little
3shìto be我是一个学生.
wǒ shì yī gè xué sheng
I am a student.
4not我不是一个学生.
wǒ bù shì yī gè xué sheng
I am not a student.
5leVerb particle marking a new situation or a completed action我来了.
wǒ lái le
I came.
6rénperson有人吗?
yǒu rén ma?
Is there anybody here?
7I, me我吃米饭.
wǒ chī mǐ fàn
I eat rice.

请给我这本书.
qǐng gěi wǒ zhè běn shū
Please give me the book.
8zàiat我在学校.
wǒ zài xué xiào
I am at school.
9yǒuhave, there is, there are我有一本书.
wǒ yǒu yī běn shū
I have a book.

外面有一个男孩.
wài mian yǒu yī gè nán hái
There is a boy outside.

外面有两个女孩.
wài mian yǒu liǎng gè nǚ hái
There are two girls outside.
10he, him他是一个学生.
tā shì yī gè xué sheng
He is a student.

请给他这本书.
qǐng gěi tā zhè běn shū
Please give him the book.

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