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: N : 1) a sure name ; 2) a measure-word for paper
: N : 1) Miss ; 2) daughter (polite)
: SV : little, small
: N : elder sister
: N : you (singular, female)
: V : to buy
: QW : what
: QW : how many copy of
: QW : how many
: N : two , couple of
: 1) N :a portion or share (of);2) M : a measure-word (for document, newspaper, magazine)
: N : newspaper
: 1) N : newspaper; 2) V : to report
: N : paper
: N : English (written language)
: N : French (written language)
: V : to see, to read, to look
: NU : one
: NU : two
: NU : three
: NU : four
: NU : five
: NU : six
: NU : seven
: NU : eight
: NU : nine
: NU : ten
The verbs, in Chinese, are not inflected by person, number, tense, or mood.
2. Question Word " ":
|?||What are you buying ?|
|?||What are you drinking?|
|()?||What (newspaper) are you buying?|
|()?||What (tea) are you drinking?|
The Question Word " " is used at the end of a sentence, without changing the order of the sentence.
|two copies of newspaper|
|five pieces of paper|
A noun (N) may be preceded by a measure , as in English, Chinese nouns are usually not inflected by number or quantity, when it is desired to indicate these aspects , most common nouns are preceded by both a number and a different measure word. As in English : a pair of shoes ; two sheets of paper ;
|?||What are you buying?|
What would you like to buy?
|?||What newspaper are you buying?|
What newspaper would you like to buy?
|?||What tea are you buying?|
What tea would you like to buy?
|?||How many copies of newspaper are you buying?|
How many copies of newspaper would you like to buy?
|?||How many pieces of paper are you buying?|
How many pieces of paper would you like to buy?
|.||You buy a newspaper.|
|.||Miss Zhang buys ten pieces of paper.|
|.||Mr. Wang buys two copies of newspaper.|
|.||Mrs. Lin buys English newspaper.|
|.||My husband buys five copies of French newspaper.|
|.||I buy newspaper.|
|.||My husband reads newspaper.|
|.||Mrs. Wang buys English newspaper.|
|.||Mr. Wang reads French newspaper.|
|.||Mr. Lin buys tea.|
|.||Mrs. Lin drinks tea.|