Chinese (Mandarin)/Traditional/Lesson 4

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Lessons: Main - Pron. - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8
Subpages: Simplified - Exercises - Stroke Order

Lesson 4: Word order and Verbs[edit]

Comparisons Using [比][edit]

Comparisons can be made using [比]. Adverbs (like 不,也,祇,都)and any auxiliary verbs are placed before in the sentence. The amount of the disparity between the two is placed after the adjective.


A 比 B + Adj.



1. 她比我忙。

Tā bǐ wǒ máng.
She is busier than I am.

2. 東尼也比我忙很多。

Dōngní yě bǐ wǒ máng hěn duō.
Tony is also a lot busier than I am.
Lessons: Main - Pron. - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8
Subpages: Simplified - Exercises - Stroke Order