Lesson 6 学校在哪里? Where is the school?
书店 shūdiàn Bookstore / 酒吧 jiǔbā Bar /哪里 nǎli Where / 手机 shǒujī Cell Phone /
哪里? nǎli? "Where?" is the first question word we will look at. Unlike in English, in Mandarin Chinese question words are usually placed at the end of the sentence. 住 zhù "live" usually collocates with 在 zài "is/at".Example sentences: 书店 在 哪里? Where is the bookstore?
Shūdiàn zài nǎli?
Book-shop being which-inside? 酒吧 在 哪里? Where is the bar?
Jiǔbā zài nǎli?
Alcohol-bar being which-inside? 学校 在 哪里? Where is the school?
Xuéxiào zài nǎli?
Study-school being which-inside? 她 是 哪里的 人? Where is she from?
Tā shì nǎlide rén?
She is which-inside-of person? 你 的 朋友 住 哪里? Where does your friend live?
Nǐ de péngyou zhù nǎli?
You of friend lives which-inside? 老师 去 哪里? Where is the teacher going?
Lǎoshī qù nǎli?
Old-master go which-inside? 手机 在 哪里? Where is the cell phone?
Shǒujī zài nǎli?
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Nĭ fùmǔ zhùzài nǎli?
Where do your parents live?
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