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Possessives with 的

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  In this All the Way to Intermediate lesson, we teach you the most common Chinese character, which shows up in most sentences. 的 is a possessive particle which means it gives ownership of something, turning pronouns into possessive pronouns, but can also be used more less obvious things. Watch to find out exactly how to use this 的 character. Here are other related lessons from our library that will supplement this lesson and boost your Chinese level. Who's That Over There? Business Cards Explaining Your Job
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de of; ~'s (possessive particle); (used after an attribute)
xīn new
guì expensive
hǎo good
wǒ de 、nǐ de 、tā de 。
Mine, yours, his.
wǒmen de 、nǐmen de 、tāmen de 。
Ours, yours, theirs.
wǒ de shū hěn xīn 。
My book is very new.
tā de bǐ hěn guì 。
His pen is very expensive.
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