Learn Chinese for Free - Lesson 23

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Today's Chinese character:

Today's character can be used as an adjective ...and... as a noun ...and... as a verb ...and... as a preposition ...and... as a measure word ...and... as a conjunction ...and has five different pronunciations! But relax, today you're only going to learn how to use it as a conjunction.

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-And, together with

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Girlfriend


Dialogue 9

A:
朋友
B:
女朋友

Sentence Structure 15
The Conjunction “和”

The conjunction is generally used to connect only nouns or pronouns. Don't use it to connect phrases.

Example


Another strange simbol! 、 is a punctuation mark used between parallel words or short phrases to set off items in a series. It marks a pause milder than a comma.

Exercise

Translate the following sentence:

I love you and her


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Characters' Details

Chinese Character 48 of 1000

appearance score: # 19
frequency: 0.5221932%
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-Gentle; harmonious
-Peace; sum; Japan
-Draw, tie
-Together with; to, with
-And
-(A surname)
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-Join in the singing; compose a poem in reply
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-Complete a set in mahjong
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-Mix, mix powder with water (or similar)
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-Mix, blend
-(Measure word for the amounts of water used to wash things or to decoct medicinal herbs)

This character has a different traditional version.

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-Gentle; harmonious
-Peace
-Draw, tie
-(A surname)

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