How to use possessive pronouns in Chinese

How to use possessive pronouns in Chinese

You want to learn how to use possessive pronouns in Chinese? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Chinese lessons complete with useful examples. My book, your book, all our books... we make learning Chinese possessive pronouns easy.

Chinese possessive pronouns : my

Possessive pronouns are used in Chinese to describe possession or ownership. Just like English, Chinese has a set of possessive pronouns. The English word 'my' is a possessive pronoun in the first person singular. The Chinese word for 'my' is 'wŏ de'.


wŏ de nŭér
my daughter
wŏ de érzi
my son
wŏ de fùqīn
my father
wŏ de mŭqīn
my mother
wŏ de gēge
my brother
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Possessive pronouns are used to describe ownership or possession. To start out, learn to use just two Chinese possessive pronouns. We suggest you learn wŏ mŭqīn, wŏ fùqīn and nĭ mŭqīn, nĭ fùqīn (my mother, my father, your mother, your father). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Chinese possessive pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned using these phrases by heart you can move on to the bonus Step 10 (Simple Chinese sentences).

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