A chinese word or phrase every day. Always with pinyin pronunciation and usually with both an explanation and an example sentence.
zh is for 中文 Zhōngwén (Chinese) wotd is Word of the Day (In case that wasn't obvious).
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Saturday, August 27, 2016
的 - Of
Today's chinese word of the day is 的 which means of.
In mandarin 的 is pronounced de. It is used to indicate ownership in addition to being the word of similar to 's in English
我的父親 (Wǒ de fùqīn) is My Father.
他們的東西 (Tāmen de Dōngxī) Their stuff.