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China Welcomes New Siberian Tiger Cubs for 2024
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中国黑龙江有18只小东北虎了
中国黑龙江有18只小东北虎了
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Pinyin
Keywords
只 - zhī - measure word for birds and certain animals
虎园 - hǔyuán - tiger park
漂亮 - piàoliang - pretty / beautiful
出生 - chūshēng - to be born
那里 - nàli - there / that place
工作 - gōngzuò - to work / job / work / task
身体 - shēntǐ - (human) body / health
听 - tīng - to listen / to hear
高兴 - gāoxìng - happy / glad / willing (to do sth) / in a cheerful mood
想 - xiǎng - to think / to believe / to suppose / to wish / to want / to miss
看一看 - kànyīkàn - to have a look
Grammar
Place + 有 + Object - Expressing the existence of an object in a certain place with "Place + yǒu + Object" (similar to "there is" or "there are")
中国黑龙江有18只小东北虎了
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

Measure Word - Expressing the number of sth with an object specific measure word in the form of "Number + Measure Word + Noun" (if the number is one, you can omit it and use the measure word by itself)
中国黑龙江有18只小东北虎了
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在黑龙江的另一个虎园里,现在有13只小老虎。
今年,那里会有20多只小老虎。
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

New Situation + 了 - Expressing that there is a change of state or that the action has just happened "now" with "New Situation + le"
中国黑龙江有18只小东北虎了
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

在 + Place - Expressing to be located in or at a certain place with "zài + Place"
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在那里工作的人说,它们现在身体都很好。
在黑龙江的另一个虎园里,现在有13只小老虎。

这些 / 那些 + Noun - Expressing "these / those…" with "zhè​xiē + Noun"
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

(在)...里 - Expressing "in / inside…" with "(zài)...lǐ"
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在黑龙江的另一个虎园里,现在有13只小老虎。

Verb / Adverb / Phrase + 的 + Noun - Expressed to link a noun to a preceding verb or phrase with "Verb / Adverb / Phrase + de + Noun"
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在那里工作的人说,它们现在身体都很好。
在黑龙江的另一个虎园里,现在有13只小老虎。

Adj. + 的 (+ Noun) - Expressed to link an adjective describing a distinguishing feature to a noun with "Adj. + de (+ Noun)" (noun can be omitted when obvious or has already been mentioned)
这些天,在中国黑龙江的一个虎园里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

Subject + 都 + Adj. Phrase - Expressing a descriptive statement with emphasis that it applies to "all / both" of the subjects with "Subject + dōu + Adj. Phrase"
在那里工作的人说,它们现在身体都很好。

Noun / Pronoun + 很 + Adj. - Expressing "very" or to link a noun or pronoun and an adjective with "Noun / Pronoun + hěn + Adj." (sometimes the 很 is translated as "very" but often it is a link between a noun and an
在那里工作的人说,它们现在身体都很好。

另(外) + Number + (Measure Word) + Object - Expressing "the other / another…" with "lìng(wài) + Number + (Measure Word) + Object"
在黑龙江的另一个虎园里,现在有13只小老虎。

Subject + 会 + Verb / Adverb - Expressing that sth "will" happen or that sb "will" do sth with "Subject + huì + Verb / Adverb"
今年,那里会有20多只小老虎。

Number + 多 - Expressing a number in excess with "Number + duō"
今年,那里会有20多只小老虎。

两 (+ Measure Word) - Expressing the number "two" when specifying quantities with "liǎng (+ Measure Word)"
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

Noun + 们 - Expressing the plural form of a noun with "Noun + men"
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

Verb / Verb Phrase + 了 - Expressing that an action has been completed with "Verb / Verb Phrase + le"
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + 都 + Verb / Verb Phrase - Expressing "all / every" to emphasise the quantity with "Subject + dōu + Verb / Verb Phrase" (都 emphasises the quantity or frequent occurrence)
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + 想 + Verb (+ Object) - Expressing "would like to" with "Subject + xiǎng + Verb (+ Object)"
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + 去 + Place - Expressing "to go" to a place with "Subject + qù + Place"
现在,这两个虎园有18只小东北虎,人们听了都很高兴,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + Verb + 一 + Verb - Expressing that the action is "brief" or "a little bit" by reduplicating the verb with "Verb + yī + Verb" (creates a casual tone)
Grammar
Place + 有 + Object - Expressing the existence of an object in a certain place with "Place + yǒu + Object" (similar to "there is" or "there are")
中國黑龍江有18只小東北虎了
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

Measure Word - Expressing the number of sth with an object specific measure word in the form of "Number + Measure Word + Noun" (if the number is one, you can omit it and use the measure word by itself)
中國黑龍江有18只小東北虎了
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在黑龍江的另一個虎園里,現在有13只小老虎。
今年,那里會有20多只小老虎。
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

New Situation + 了 - Expressing that there is a change of state or that the action has just happened "now" with "New Situation + le"
中國黑龍江有18只小東北虎了
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

在 + Place - Expressing to be located in or at a certain place with "zài + Place"
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在那里工作的人說,它們現在身體都很好。
在黑龍江的另一個虎園里,現在有13只小老虎。

這些 / 那些 + Noun - Expressing "these / those…" with "zhè​xiē + Noun"
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

(在)...里 - Expressing "in / inside…" with "(zài)...lǐ"
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在黑龍江的另一個虎園里,現在有13只小老虎。

Verb / Adverb / Phrase + 的 + Noun - Expressed to link a noun to a preceding verb or phrase with "Verb / Adverb / Phrase + de + Noun"
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。
在那里工作的人說,它們現在身體都很好。
在黑龍江的另一個虎園里,現在有13只小老虎。

Adj. + 的 (+ Noun) - Expressed to link an adjective describing a distinguishing feature to a noun with "Adj. + de (+ Noun)" (noun can be omitted when obvious or has already been mentioned)
這些天,在中國黑龍江的一個虎園里,有五只漂亮的小老虎出生了。

Subject + 都 + Adj. Phrase - Expressing a descriptive statement with emphasis that it applies to "all / both" of the subjects with "Subject + dōu + Adj. Phrase"
在那里工作的人說,它們現在身體都很好。

Noun / Pronoun + 很 + Adj. - Expressing "very" or to link a noun or pronoun and an adjective with "Noun / Pronoun + hěn + Adj." (sometimes the 很 is translated as "very" but often it is a link between a noun and an
在那里工作的人說,它們現在身體都很好。

另(外) + Number + (Measure Word) + Object - Expressing "the other / another…" with "lìng(wài) + Number + (Measure Word) + Object"
在黑龍江的另一個虎園里,現在有13只小老虎。

Subject + 會 + Verb / Adverb - Expressing that sth "will" happen or that sb "will" do sth with "Subject + huì + Verb / Adverb"
今年,那里會有20多只小老虎。

Number + 多 - Expressing a number in excess with "Number + duō"
今年,那里會有20多只小老虎。

兩 (+ Measure Word) - Expressing the number "two" when specifying quantities with "liǎng (+ Measure Word)"
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

Noun + 們 - Expressing the plural form of a noun with "Noun + men"
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

Verb / Verb Phrase + 了 - Expressing that an action has been completed with "Verb / Verb Phrase + le"
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + 都 + Verb / Verb Phrase - Expressing "all / every" to emphasise the quantity with "Subject + dōu + Verb / Verb Phrase" (都 emphasises the quantity or frequent occurrence)
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + 想 + Verb (+ Object) - Expressing "would like to" with "Subject + xiǎng + Verb (+ Object)"
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + 去 + Place - Expressing "to go" to a place with "Subject + qù + Place"
現在,這兩個虎園有18只小東北虎,人們聽了都很高興,都想去那里看一看。

Subject + Verb + 一 + Verb - Expressing that the action is "brief" or "a little bit" by reduplicating the verb with "Verb + yī + Verb" (creates a casual tone)
Proper Nouns
黑龙江 - Hēilóngjiāng - Heilongjiang (Province)
东北虎 - Dōngběi hǔ - Siberian tiger / Amur tiger

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