The English definite article 'the' does not exist in Chinese. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered definite without the need for a specific word to show this.
Mandarin is the most widely spoken of all Chinese languages. It is used by 867 million people as a first language. It is spoken mainly in China, but also in Singapore and Taiwan. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Chinese would be a great way to make the most of your trip.
Get by in Chinese with these basic Chinese words & phrases.
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