Mandarin Chinese Grammar for Pimsleur Students/Pronouns

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Pronouns[edit | edit source]

Overview[edit | edit source]

I; me
you (singular)
nín You (singular, formal)
he, him
she, her
我们 wŏmen we; us
你们 nĭmen you (plural)
他们 tāmen they; them

Syntax[edit | edit source]

As with all nouns, there are no separate forms of pronouns for the use as subject (I) or as object (me).

喜欢 xĭhuan . I like you.
喜欢 xĭhuan . You like me.

Notes[edit | edit source]

In Taiwan and Hong Kong, the feminine second person singular pronoun 妳 (nĭ) is often used to address a woman or a girl. To address a woman formally, 您 is used.