February 5, 2023

Term

simple negation

不(bù) or 没有 ( méiyŏu  )

ba4ba or mei2yo3u

Example Sentences

I do not like you.

我不喜欢你..
wŏ bù xǐhuān nǐ.

 

I do not want to go to school today.

我今天不想去学校.

wŏ jīntiān bù xiăng qù xuéxiào .

 

Don’t you have something to do now ?

你现在不有事 要 做吗

nĭ xiànzài bù  yŏushì yào zuò ma

 

I told him that I did not help his friend.

我告诉他我没帮助他的朋友.

wŏ gàosù tā wŏ méi bāngzhù tā de péngyŏu.

 

Vocabulary

  • to like : 喜欢 (xǐhuān )
  • to go : 去 ( qù  )
  • school : 学校 ( xuéxiào  ), 上学  ( shàngxué )
  • today : 今天 (  jīntiān  )
  • to want :想 ( xiăng  )
  • to have : 有 ( yŏu )
  • to have something to do : 有事 要 做 (yŏushì yào zuò )
  • something : 东西 ( dōngxī ), 某事 ( mǒushì )
  • now : 现在 ( xiànzài  )
  • to help : 帮忙 ( bāngmáng ) , 帮助 ( bāngzhù )
  • to tell : 告诉 ( gàosù  )
  • friend : 朋友 ( péngyŏu  )

References

Line Dictionary

HSK 1 vocabulary list

End notes

Yall I am also learning Chinese, so bear with me regarding the translations. I am translating as I understand and not literally.  

Not 100% sure of this sentence’s translation.