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Mandarin-chinese Language Mandarin-chinese Vocabulary: «一起 yìqǐ»

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Express "together" with "一起 <yìqǐ>"

一起 <yīqǐ> is an adverb.

In a sentence in Chinese, it is therefore right in front of the verb.

It is the easiest way to express in Chinese that an action is made with other people.

Structure[edit | edit source]

Subject (plural) + 一起 + Verb + Object

The subject must be multiple - a plural noun or two or more may be related with a conjunction.  

Examples[edit | edit source]

  • 我們 一起 吃飯。/我们 一起 吃饭。

Wǒmen yīqǐ chīfàn.

We eat together.
  • 他 和 他 姐姐 一起 旅遊。/他 和 他 姐姐 一起 旅游。

Tā hé tā jiějie yīqǐ lǚyóu.

He and his sister are traveling together.
  • 我們 一起 坐 地鐵 上班。/我们 一起 坐 地铁 上班。

Wǒmen yīqǐ zuò dìtiě shàngbān.

We take the subway together to go to work.
  • 我 和 我 的 女兒 一起 學 中文。/我 和 我 的 女儿 一起 学 中文。

Wǒ hé wǒ de nǚ'ér yīqǐ xué Zhōngwén.

My daughter and I are studying Chinese together.

Sources[edit | edit source]

https://chine.in/mandarin/grammaire/ASGNVE15

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Vincent and GrimPixel

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